Therapeutic Stretching

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Edited by Eyal Lederman, DO, PhD
ISBN
9780702043185
Publication Date
16-08-2013
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  • Helps transform thinking about the therapeutic value of stretching and how it is best applied in the clinical setting
  • Examines the difference between therapeutic and recreational stretching
  • Focuses on the use of stretching in conditions where individuals experience a loss in range of movement (ROM)
  • Explores what makes stretching effective, identifying behaviour as a main driving force for adaptive changes
  • Discusses the experience of pain, sensitization and pain tolerance in relation to stretching and ROM recovery
  • Contains over 150 photographs and 45 minutes of video describing this new revolutionary approach
  • Applicable to a variety of perspectives including osteopathy, chiropractic, physical therapy, sports and personal trainers
  • Ideal for experienced practitioners as well as those taking undergraduate and postgraduate courses

"This is a highly enjoyable and well presented book that I recommend for any clinician from student to experienced practitioner. It is suitable for all physiotherapists, manual therapists, sports physiotherapists/therapists, strength and conditioning coaches, sports scientists, athletes and patients who would like to understand, recover and improve their range and ease of movement."

Jimmy Reynolds, Head of Sports Medicine - Academy, Ipswich Town Football Club, Oct 14


Key Features
  • Helps transform thinking about the therapeutic value of stretching and how it is best applied in the clinical setting
  • Examines the difference between therapeutic and recreational stretching
  • Focuses on the use of stretching in conditions where individuals experience a loss in range of movement (ROM)
  • Explores what makes stretching effective, identifying behaviour as a main driving force for adaptive changes
  • Discusses the experience of pain, sensitization and pain tolerance in relation to stretching and ROM recovery
  • Contains over 150 photographs and 45 minutes of video describing this new revolutionary approach
  • Applicable to a variety of perspectives including osteopathy, chiropractic, physical therapy, sports and personal trainers
  • Ideal for experienced practitioners as well as those taking undergraduate and postgraduate courses
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780702043185
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2013
Author Information Edited by Eyal Lederman, DO, PhD, Eyal Lederman, Director, Centre for Professional Development in Osteopathy and Manual Therapy, London, UK; Visiting Professor, University College London (UCL) Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Science; and Practising Osteopath
Published Reviews

"This is a highly enjoyable and well presented book that I recommend for any clinician from student to experienced practitioner. It is suitable for all physiotherapists, manual therapists, sports physiotherapists/therapists, strength and conditioning coaches, sports scientists, athletes and patients who would like to understand, recover and improve their range and ease of movement." Reviewed by: Jimmy Reynolds, Head of Sports Medicine - Academy, Ipswich Town Football Club, Date: Oct 14

Table of Content

Chapter 1 - Introduction to therapeutic and functional stretching

Chapter 2 - Functional and dysfunctional ROM

Chapter 3 - Causes of ROM loss and therapeutic potential of rehabilitation

Chapter 4 - Adaptation in ROM loss and recovery

Chapter 5 - Specificity in ROM rehabilitation

Chapter 6 - The overloading condition for recovery

Chapter 7 - Exposure and scheduling the ROM challenge

Chapter 8 - Rehabilitating the active ROM: neuromuscular rehabilitation

Chapter 9 - Pain management and ROM-desensitization

Chapter 10 - Stretch tolerance model

Chapter 11 - Psychological and behavioral considerations in ROM rehabilitation

Chapter 12 - Towards a functional approach

Chapter 13 - Demonstration of functional approach in ROM rehabilitation

Chapter 14 - Summary

Publication Date 16-08-2013
Pages 306
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
Stock Status In Stock
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