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Pilates for Rehabilitation

Author : Wood, Samantha
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Pilates for Rehabilitation explains how to incorporate Pilates exercises into rehabilitation programs to heal injuries, improve core strength, promote efficient movement, and help manage pain.

Pilates A Teachers Manual

Author : Verena Geweniger
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The Pilates book for professionals: Background information and extensive practical knowledge on using the Pilates approach in prevention and therapy. The foundations include, among others, the "Pilates Principles" (Breathing, Centering, Flow, Precision, Concentration, Control and Coordination). The extensive praxis part presents all techniques and exercises (mat and equipment training) with detailed photos of movement sequences and with precise instructions and explanations of each exercise. Class plans provide concrete suggestions for the design of course units with prevention orientation and patient examples illustrate treatment procedures and therapeutic effects of the Pilates approach for different symptoms. - A must-have for all Pilates professionals: teachers, trainers, physiotherapists.

Pilates Matwork

Author : Marci Clark
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Pilates for Rehab

Author : Elizabeth Smith
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Pilates for Rehab takes an evidence-based approach to incorporating Pilates exercises into a rehabilitation setting. Authors Elizabeth Smith, PT, ATC, and Kristin Smith, CFT, ACSM, have combined their extensive hands-on- rehab, training, lecturing and teaching experiences to introduce Pilates Methods that are clinically relevant. Chapter content includes full adaptations for specific diagnoses, clinical applications, and case studies referencing works from Vladimir Janda, Diane Lee, Paul Hodges, Shirley Sahrmann, and Stuart McGill. Pilates for Rehab contains over 250 photographs and creative illustrations depicting correct form. Also included are anatomy illustrations highlighting targeted muscle groups. Softcover and spiral bound, approximately 200 pages.

Pilates for Hip and Knee Syndromes and Arthroplasties

Author : Beth A. Kaplanek
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As hip & knee conditions continue to become more prevalent, so does the demand for a rapid & complete return to function. Written for pilates instructors, therapists, trainers & physicians, this volume introduces pilates as a safe fitness & rehabilitation tool for people with knee or hip conditions.

Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation

Author : Carol M. Davis
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For over a decade, Dr. Carol Davis opened the minds of health care professionals worldwide to the idea of complementary therapies in rehabilitation. The pages of this renowned text covered evidence for efficacy in therapy, prevention, and wellness unlike any other text; it is the first of its kind published in the United States. As science continues to evolve and change, so does the expertise of Dr. Davis and the experienced therapists who join together in writing the various chapters in the Third Edition of Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation. This evidence-based text includes an insightful review profiling the latest peer reviewed research of holistic approaches commonly used in rehabilitation. Students and practitioners are now able to evaluate the efficacy of these approaches from the evidence that is reported. New to the Third Edition: - The latest summary of findings in energy medicine and bio-energetics applied to rehabilitation therapies - Updates on randomized control trials - Reviews of evidence of efficiency - Energy techniques as a way of returning healing to health care Professionals will also be excited to have at their hands a new chapter describing the latest discoveries in the science that helps explain how these therapies may “work.” It appears that the future of health care will be based on this unfolding science of energy, medicine and vibration. Professor Davis reads the most updated reports of the latest quantum science and then translates this information into meaningful ideas that relate to what therapists observe every day with patients in their case. Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation, Third Edition, is the perfect text for all rehabilitation professionals looking to deepen their understanding of various holistic modalities that are making a difference in rehabilitation, especially with patients who have “hit the wall” with the standard treatments that based on mechanistic science. This text provides the latest knowledge and description of rehabilitation professionals' experience with these therapies, and reports the latest peer reviewed evidence for efficiency in therapy, prevention, and wellness.

Osteo Pilates

Author : Karena Thek Lineback
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An exercise program designed to be safe and beneficial for those with osteoporosis—and those trying to prevent it. Often, people think they’ve simply strained their backs or overdone it during exercise—but in reality, small fractures have occurred. In some cases, many tiny fractures can develop before a person sees a doctor about increasing back pain. The more tiny fractures that accumulate, the greater the deformity of the spine. Karena Thek Lineback’s goal is to make sure this does not happen to you. Her four-part plan consists of: Safe movement for exercise and everyday living Postural awareness Diet Medication In this book, you’ll find safe movement guidelines and an entire exercise program of Osteo Pilates designed to be safe for those with osteoporosis, to help you greatly reduce your risk of injury or debilitating fracture. You’ll also find the nuts and bolts of osteoporosis information necessary to combat this crippling condition. You’ll learn what causes osteoporosis (perhaps you have a habit that is decreasing your bone density right now!); the effect menopause has on bone density; what dietary habits will help improve bone density; and which medications are available for increasing bone density. There is much you can do to prevent osteoporosis and to decrease the negative effects low bone density can have on your life and well-being. Osteo Pilates tells you what to do, and how.

A Strategic Plan for Progressive Pilates and Rehabilitation

Author : Trine Camilla Jensen
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16 Tips About Pilates You Can t Afford to Miss

Author : Betty Ware
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If you are new to Pilates, you may not realize that it is one of the fastest growing forms of exercise in the world today. In the U.S., the numbers have reached an astonishing 10.6 million participants. The practice of Pilates is spreading around the world. The Pilates method was developed from the rehabilitation techniques of Joseph Pilates. Discover everything you need to know by grabbing a copy of this ebook today.

The Validity of Pilates in the Rehabilitation Setting

Author : Amanda Stoltz
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Pilates a Teachers Manual

Author : Verena Geweniger
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Physical Management in Neurological Rehabilitation

Author : Maria Stokes
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This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the basic concepts of neurology, specific neurological conditions, and the related physical therapy treatment approaches used in rehabilitation. It brings together contributions from an experienced, multidisciplinary team of clinicians in the field of neurological rehabilitation, ensuring the reader will come away with practical knowledge of work being done in the field. Well-researched, fully referenced, and clinically up to date, this text is a good introduction for students as well as a helpful reference for practicing physical therapists. This research-based text includes extensive scientific references and case histories, covering a wide array of important topics. Thorough definitions of neurological conditions provide a strong base for all future learning. Information on the etiology, prevalence, incidence, and epidemiology of these conditions prepares the reader for future practice. Coverage of anatomy and physiology, diagnostic and clinical signs, and assessment and outcome of each condition offers the most expansive coverage available. Material on medical and physical management, as well as multidisciplinary team work, gives the reader a practical explanation of how to deal with a variety of real-life situations. Content on relationships with patients provides the reader with a method of setting goals for their patients and themselves. Background information on physiology and physical therapy presents a clear link between the two areas.

Pilates For Dummies

Author : Ellie Herman
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Once the secret fitness weapon of professional dancers, athletes, and movie stars, Pilates is sweeping the country with a vengeance. And if even half of what its many fans claim is true, then it’s easy to see why. Combining elements of yoga, dance, gymnastics, and boxing, along with many original movements, Pilates exercises build muscle tone, improve flexibility and balance, lengthen the spine, increase body awareness, and repair past injuries. Most people who’ve done it, even for a short time, say they feel stronger and more energized, centered and physically confident than ever before. They also like having the flat tummies, tight buns, and long lean thighs of a dancer. Pilates For Dummies lets you get on board with the Pilates method , without the high cost of private instruction. Packed with step-by-step exercises, photos, and illustrations, it helps you develop your own Pilates fitness program to do at home or in the gym. Top Pilates trainer Ellie Herman shows you how to use eight basic Pi lates principles to get the most out of your mat-based routines and: Look and feel better than ever Get stronger, more flexible, in control and less prone to injury Target and tone problem areas Get movie star abs, buns, thighs and arms Repair chronic stress and sports injuries Calmly, clearly, and with quirky good humor, Ellie explores the origins and basic philosophy of the Pilates method, and helps you set realistic fitness goals and custom-tailor a program. She also covers: Basic, intermediate , and advanced mat exercises Using Pilates exercise equipment and accessories Targeting specific areas including the stomach, back, thighs, and chest Pilates for the pregnant and recently pregnant body Using Pilates to heal injuries, reform posture Ten simple ways to incorporate Pilates into your everyday life Combining Pilates with other forms of exercise, including yoga, swimming, aerobics, and more Why let the rich and famous have all the fun? Your complete, friendly, step-by-step guide, Pilates For Dummies shows how Pilates can offer a fitness program for the rest of us.

Pilates Stronger Core Flatter Abs

Author : Shane Nicoletti
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Pilates And Complete Body Fitness

Author : © Wings Of Success
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The Complete Guide to Back Rehabilitation

Author : Christopher M. Norris
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Back pain will affect 80 per cent of your clients at some point in their lives, and it has been estimated at costing UK businesses over £5 billion annually both in days absent and through litigation. The back is a complex structure and all other parts of the body rely on its smooth functioning. Christopher Norris takes the reader through the anatomy and mechanics of the back, the injuries and disorders the various structures of the back can suffer and then recommends the best practice for rehabilitation, covering: · The range of back conditions · The role of posture and muscle imbalance in back pain · The principles of back rehabilitation · Client assessment and rehabilitation planning · Gym-based back rehabilitation · Functional retraining for the back · Yoga and clinical Pilates for back rehabilitation. The Complete Guide to Back Rehabilitation is the essential resource for all experts involved in back care, including massage therapists, exercise therapists, physiotherapists and fitness professionals. This Complete Guide clearly outlines both the theory and practical tools to produce an effective back rehabilitation programme and offers advice on how to protect clients against further damage.

Reforming Human Movement

Author : Christine Romani-Ruby
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Reforming Human Movement represents the first effort to provide a comprehensive textbook that addresses the use of the Pilates reformer as a tool for movement intervention. Written for experts in the movement system, including physical therapists and physical therapist assistants, certified Pilates instructors, and entry-level instructors preparing for Pilates certification, this book provides the fundamental knowledge to develop skills to safely train the movement system on the Pilates reformer

The Everything Pilates Book

Author : Amy Taylor Alpers
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Explore the fitness craze that's right for everyone! Whether you're a ballerina or a couch potato, a mountain biker or a fitness novice, you can do Pilates - and reap its amazing benefits. Perfect for building stronger, leaner, more flexible muscles, relieving stress, and achieving full body health, the Pilates method is a revolutionary program that has the power to transform lives. Written by the founders of the internationally renowned studio, The Pilates Center, The Everything Pilates Book gives you all you need to start doing Pilates in your own home - and choose a studio that's right for you. The book provides step-by-step instruction on how to do such incredible exercises as the Spine Stretch, the Roll-Up, and the Swan, as well as more than 100 clear photographs that make it easy to get started. The Everything Pilates Book helps you: Create a supple, powerful body Prevent osteoporosis Reduce the risk of injury Establish proper posture Increase strength and flexibility Tone abs Alleviate back pain No matter of your physical condition, The Everything Pilates Book can help you take control of your body.

Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapy

Author : Judith E. Deutsch
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As CAM becomes widely accepted, rehabilitation professionals are incorporating CAM concepts and techniques into their own practice. This book will help them to gain an understanding of the field, and to acquire specific knowledge and skills which they can apply to the treatment of movement related disorders.

Umphred s Neurological Rehabilitation E Book

Author : Rolando T. Lazaro
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UPDATED! Color photos and line drawings clearly demonstrate important concepts and clinical conditions students will encounter in practice. NEW and EXPANDED! Additional case studies illustrate how concepts apply to practice. Updated chapters incorporate the latest advances and the newest information in neurological rehabilitation strategies. NEW and UNIQUE! New chapter on concussion has been added. Separate and expanded chapters on two important topics: Balance and Vestibular.