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Physical Rehabilitation, Medicine, and Therapy Sourcebook, 1st Ed.

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Physical rehabilitation is the process of regaining physical strength and restoring the functional ability and quality of life to those who have an impairment or long-term loss in the body functions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that 1 in 4 adults in the United States have some type of disability. The CDC also reports that 13.7 percent of adults have serious difficulties in walking or climbing stairs. Rehabilitation provides tools needed to attain independence and self-determination.

Physical Rehabilitation, Medicine, and Therapy Sourcebook, First Edition provides information about physical rehabilitation along with its components. Disability and its types are also discussed. This book also discusses focus areas of physical rehabilitation, medicine, and therapy. Information on treatment plans and modalities used in physical therapy are provided in this book. It gives facts about population with distinctive physical rehabilitation concerns. It elaborates on disability inclusion and living with a disability with the help of assistive technologies.

This book is divided into parts and chapters. Parts focus on broad areas of interest. Chapters are devoted to single topics within a part.

Part One: Physical Rehabilitation: An Overview explains about physical rehabilitation and its components. It mentions disabilities along with its types. It also discusses diagnostic procedures such as radiodiagnostics, electromyography (EMG), and nerve conduction studies (NCS). It also covers rehabilitation facilities and the development of physical wellness.

Part Two: Focus Areas of Physical Rehabilitation, Medicine and Therapy outline physical therapy, occupational therapy, and creative arts therapy. It discusses orthopedic and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. It covers neurorehabilitation, pediatric rehabilitation, geriatric rehabilitation, and sports injury rehabilitation.

Part Three: Treatment Plans, Exercise Regimens, and Physical Modalities focuses on physical therapy assessments and evaluation. It explains the modalities used in physical therapy. It outlines therapeutic exercises for improving motor function and community-based rehabilitation.

Part Four: Physical Limitations and Coping gives information about physical limitations and coping. It gives facts about the impact of disability on society.

Part Five: Populations with Distinctive Physical Rehabilitation Concerns describe physical health in sports and recreation and physical activity for people with disabilities. It talks about early mobilization and rehabilitation.

Part Six: Physical Therapy and Co-Occurring Conditions focuses on depression associated with physical therapy and obesity and disability. It also gives insight on vestibular disorders.

Part Seven: Living with a Physical Disability discusses rehabilitative and assistive technology and the role of caregivers. It highlights disability inclusion along with strategies. It talks about insurance benefits, community support, financial support, and housing support. It provides information about employment and transport facilities for people with disabilities.

Part Eight: Additional Help and Information lists out the government and private organizations that provide services for physical rehabilitation and therapy.

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