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Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes
Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes

Sahrmann, Shirley. Authored by an acknowledged expert on muscle and movement imbalances, this well-illustrated book presents a classification system of mechanical pain syndrome that is designed to direct the exercise prescription and the correction of faulty movement patterns. The diagnostic categories, associated muscle and movement imbalances, recommendations for treatment, examination, exercise principles, specific corrective exercises, and modification of functional activities for case management are described in detail. This book is designed to give practitioners an organized and structured method of analyzing the mechanical cause of movement impairment syndrome, the contributing factors and a strategy for management.

Tables Of Contents:

Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Concepts and Principles of Movement System Balance
Chapter Three: Imbalances of the Trunk and Low Back Movement Impairment Syndromes
Chapter Four: Lower Extremity Imbalances and Hip Impairment Syndromes
Chapter Five: Upper Extremity Imbalances and Shoulder Impairment Syndromes
Chapter Six: Examination for Muscle and Movement Imbalances of the Lower Quarter, the Trunk, and the Shoulder Girdle
Chapter Seven: Exercise Descriptions for the Practitioner
Chapter Eight: Exercise Handouts for the Patient
Chapter Nine: Case Studies