Balance dysfunction

Apr 22, 2020 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Balance dysfunction

Abstract: This chapter presents a systems model of the postural control system and explains how to use the model as a framework to understand postural control system impairments and their…

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Traumatic spinal cord injury

Apr 22, 2020 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Traumatic spinal cord injury

Abstract: This chapter provides a general overview for the management of individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) throughout inpatient and postacute phases of the rehabilitation continuum. The information is intended…

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Integrating technology in neurological rehabilitation

Apr 22, 2020 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Integrating technology in neurological rehabilitation

Abstract: This chapter presents and discusses the integration of computer-assisted technology as one approach to maximize independence and quality of life in older adults and people with physical impairments. Rehabilitation…

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Multiple sclerosis

Apr 22, 2020 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Multiple sclerosis

Abstract: This chapter describes the rehabilitation management of people with multiple sclerosis (MS). The chapter reviews the incidence, prevalence, pathology, prognosis, and medical management of the disease. The chapter then…

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Pain management

Apr 22, 2020 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Pain management

Abstract: This chapter deals with the complex issue of acute and chronic pain management. In the first section, an overview of the anatomy and physiology of pain is presented. In…

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Aging, dementia, and disorders of cognition

Apr 22, 2020 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Aging, dementia, and disorders of cognition

Abstract: This chapter provides a comprehensive discussion of aging, dementia, and disorders of cognition as these relate to rehabilitation therapy practice. This chapter presents the neurophysiological and neuropathological bases of…

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Use of neuroimaging in rehabilitation

Apr 22, 2020 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Use of neuroimaging in rehabilitation

Abstract: This chapter provides an overview of the use of neuroimaging in rehabilitation. As relates to patients with neurological injuries (e.g., brain injury or stroke) and dysfunction (e.g., Parkinson disease…

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Disorders of vision and visual-perceptual dysfunction

Apr 22, 2020 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Disorders of vision and visual-perceptual dysfunction

Abstract: Vision and perception impact our interactions with the world from birth to death. Understanding the anatomy and functional abilities of the visual system is important for the rehabilitation professional….

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