This book serves as an accessible and visual guide providing the essentials of therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation, including mobilization, stabilization and myofascial release. This practical guide is presented in an easy to read style and has been written by an exercise specialist who is also an osteopath. Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation is essential reading for all health professionals, sports therapists and trainers involved in exercise prescription.
Introduction. Pain. Therapeutic Approach to Pain. Joint Function and Mobility. Basic Introduction to Anatomy. Factors Associated with Joint Function. Introduction to Fundamental Areas Influencing Joint Function and Health. How and Why Joints Dysfunction, Including the Neurological Consequences of Dysfunction and Pain. Assessment. Functional Assessment and Movement Screens. Intervention - Therapeutic Exercise. Efficacy and Utility of Therapeutic Exercise for Joints Focusing on Mobilization, Stabilization and Fascial Release. Manual Therapy. Comprehensive List of Exercises for Each Segment or Region of the Body. Lumbar Spine. Thoracic Spine. Cervical Spine. the Pelvis and Hip. the Knee. the Ankle. Therapeutic Approach to Upper Extremity Pain. Shoulder and Shoulder Girdle.