A who's who of theorists, educators, and practitioners explores the concept of "occupation" and its role as the foundation for occupational therapy practice today. Each contributor explains the conceptual models, frameworks, paradigms, or theoretically-based guidelines that they have developed.
Provides the essential information required for occupational therapy practice in the physical approach to the intervention process. This practical and user-friendly text offers an entry-level approach to bridging the American Occupational Therapy Association's Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, Third Edition with everyday practice, specifically concerning interventions.
Designed specifically for the therapist or health care professional, this guide demonstrates techniques which may be used to teach those with physical limitations or the elderly how to understand and perform tasks successfully in the kitchen. It addresses such issues as nutrition and safety.
This Second Edition is part of the School Social Work Association of America Oxford Workshop Series and contains updates on applying Solution-focused Brief Therapy to specific problem areas that school social workers frequently encounter. Clinical case examples have been expanded to provide to incorporate a Response to Intervention approach.
This text covers anatomy, physiology and neuroscience relevant to the practice of speech and language therapy in sufficient detail to equip students with an understanding of the relevance of basic medical sciences to the clinical components of their courses.
Providing information on how to skillfully apply massage techniques, this practical text includes discussions on sanitation, hygiene, body mechanics, business practices, ethics, and more. Beginning with the basics and expanding to therapeutic applications, it also provides an introduction to complementary bodywork systems.
This new edition has been thoroughly updated to cover the latest specifications from the different awarding bodies. It features a brand new colour section, an updated page design and photographs and illustrations throughout.
Containing step-by-step photographs and an interactive CD-ROM, this book covers the fundamentals of Indian Head Massage, from anatomy and physiology to health and safety, massage routines and marketing techniques. It is useful reading for the students of Indian head massage.
Serves as a guide to the examination of the neuromusculoskeletal system. This title brings together the examination and assessment of the structures involved: joints, nerve and muscle tissue. It includes a list of the possible causes of pain, and is suitable for those required to identify and assess clinical problems in this area.
Presents a range of technological developments, which may be used in the field of clinical rehabilitation. This book explains and demystifies their practical relevance for the non-specialist clinician. It is a useful for those working in the field of rehabilitation who encounter biotechnological innovations as part of their professional practice.
Massage has been practised in one form or another for thousands of years, and its beneficial effects are well established. This guide includes techniques for self massage, instant massage, and sports massage to soothe aching muscles and joints.
A student-friendly text that delivers "need to know" disease content, along with the essential foundation in science that nursing, physician assistant, pharmacology, advanced health science, and medical students need to succeed in their future careers.
These multi-sensory group sessions, one for each week of the year, are ideal for working with older adults. Focusing on reminiscence to stimulate memory and sensory functioning, and enhance wellbeing, these activities bring a fresh approach to group sessions. Supporting colour photographs and cards are available to download.
A person-centered, recovery-oriented, and occupation-based approach to mental health across the lifespan. This revised text continues to embrace the confluence of person, environment, and occupation in mental health as its organizing theoretical model, emphasizing the lived experience of mental illness and recovery.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterised by pain in the muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves. As well as tried and tested advice on how to reduce pain, boost energy levels and help with regular sleep, this new edition includes the latest in treatments.
Few tasks are more important - and daunting - than to help someone who is suicidal to go beyond the darkness of hopelessness to the light of hope. This title provides fresh approaches to treating individuals and families where suicide is an issue. It is suitable for counselors and therapists.
A title that aims to reflect contemporary practice of physiotherapy and can be used as a reference by the physiotherapy undergraduate, for major problems that they may encounter throughout their study, or while on clinical placement.
Demonstrates how to manage vertebral neuromusculoskeletal disorders using principles and practice of Maitland Concept. This title focuses on an assessment, clinical reasoning and re-assessment to determine the physical dysfunction and efficacy of manipulative physiotherapy techniques, while also advocating continuous communication and interaction.
Communicating in the Health Sciences, third edition is an accessible and engaging introduction to communication within the health sciences. It explores the nature of communication and the communication issues facing students and professionals in the health sciences.
Demonstrates how to manage peripheral neuromusculoskeletal disorders using the principles and practice of the Maitland Concept. This book focuses on assessment, clinical reasoning and re-assessment to determine physical dysfunction and efficacy of manipulative physiotherapy techniques, and also advocating continuous communication and interaction.
Occupational Therapy and Stroke guides newly qualified occupational therapists (and those new to the field of stroke management) through the complexities of treating people following stroke. It encourages and assists therapists to use their skills in problem solving, building on techniques taught and observed as an undergraduate.
Suitable for students and practitioners applying occupational therapy models in the field, this book provides an overview of the common models in practice. It describes occupational therapists' use of models within the realities of practice in a variety of contexts.
Offers a practical reference tool to undergraduates and a practical reference tool for clinicians in the application of models and theories to practice. This title provides introduction to the theoretical basis of occupational therapy.