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Author Miller, Freeman.

Title Cerebral palsy / Freeman Miller
Published New York : Springer, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (x, 1055 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Section I: Cerebral palsy management. The child, the parent, and the goal ; Etiology, epidemiology, pathology, and diagnosis ; Patient management ; Neurologic control of the musculoskeletal system ; Therapy, education, and other treatment modalities ; Durable medical equipment ; Gait ; Upper extremity ; Spine ; Hip ; Knee, leg, and foot -- Section II: Rehabilitation techniques. Neurodevelopmental therapy / Elizabeth Jeanson ; Strengthening exercises / Diane Damiano ; Balance interventions / Betsy Mullan ; Electrical stimulation techniques / Adam J. Rush ; Hippotherapy / Stacey Travis ; Aquatic therapy / Jesse Hanlon and Mozghan Hines ; Assistive devices / Mary Bolton ; Seating systems / Denise Peischl, Liz Koczur, and Carrie Strine ; M.O.V.E. (Mobility Opportunities Via Education) curriculum / Kristin Capone, Diana Hoopes, Deborah Kiser, and Beth Rolph ; Occupational therapy extremity evaluation / Marilyn Marnie King ; Intrathecal Baclofen pumps / Maura McManus -- Section III: Surgical techniques. Upper extremity procedures ; Spinal procedures ; Hip procedures ; Knee operative procedures ; Foot and ankle procedures
Summary The medical treatment and education of children with cerebral palsy is complex and involves a diverse range of professionals. This comprehensive reference outlines the etiology of cerebral palsy and presents a description of muscle tone and movement problems. It also discusses the theory and techniques used by physical and occupational therapists
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
In Springer e-books
Subject Cerebral palsied children -- Rehabilitation
Movement disorders in children.
Cerebral palsy.
Medicine, Physical.
Human beings.
Cerebral Palsy -- rehabilitation
Cerebral Palsy -- surgery
Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
Disabled Children -- rehabilitation
Cerebral Palsy
children (people by age group)
Homo sapiens (species)
MEDICAL -- Pediatrics.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Children's Health.
Medicine, Physical
Cerebral palsied children -- Rehabilitation
Cerebral palsy
Movement disorders in children
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0387204377