Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy

Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy

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Physical rehabilitation is a burgeoning area in veterinary medicine, and the Clinics has not covered this area before. Saunders book authors Levine and Millis have focused this issue on clinical applications by offering chapters on rehabilitation of the neurologic patient, the athletic dog, and the medical care patient. Additional chapters will cover orthotics, physical agent modalities, and manual therapies.TREATMENT PHILOSOPHY Physical therapists use a variety of treatment interventions, such as manual therapy, including stretching ... therapist should be aware of the scientific evidence supporting the use of each modality and exercise for the problems being treated. ... Although the clinical signs present in many dogs with orthopedic or neurologic problems may improve over time, such as after fractureanbsp;...

Title:Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy
Author:David Levine
Publisher:W B Saunders Company - 2005


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