ISBN: 9780702065866
Page Count: 314
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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Therapeutic Stretching - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),

by Eyal Lederman, DO, PhD
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ISBN: 9780702065866
Page Count: 314
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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"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

    • 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
  • 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

  • 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
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