Therapeutic Stretching - A functional approach

Therapeutic Stretching - A functional approach

''This is a highly enjoyable and well presented book that I recommend for any clinician from student to experienced practitioner. It is suitable for all physiotherapists, manual therapists, sports physiotherapists/therapists, strength and conditioning coaches, sports scientists, athletes and patients who would like to understand, recover and improve their range and ease of movement." Eyal Lederman
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Key Features

  • Helps transform thinking about the therapeutic value of stretching and how it is best applied in the clinical setting
  • Examines the difference between therapeutic and recreational stretching

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 – Introduction to therapeutic and functional stretching Chapter 2 – Functional and dysfunctional ROM Chapter 3 – Causes of ROM loss and therapeutic potential of rehabilitation Chapter 4 – Adaptation in ROM loss and recovery Chapter 5 – Specificity in ROM rehabilitation Chapter 6 – The overloading condition for recovery Chapter 7 – Exposure and scheduling the ROM challenge Chapter 8 – Rehabilitating the active ROM: neuromuscular rehabilitation Chapter 9 – Pain management and ROM-desensitization Chapter 10 – Stretch tolerance model Chapter 11 – Psychological and behavioral considerations in ROM rehabilitation Chapter 12 – Towards a functional approach Chapter 13 – Demonstration of functional approach in ROM rehabilitation Chapter 14 – Summary  


No. of pages: 314
Language: English
Copyright: © Churchill Livingstone 2014
About the Editor

Eyal Lederman

Dr Eyel Lederman is Director, Centre for Professional Development in Manual Therapy, London, UK and a practicing osteopath. Eyal completed his PhD in physiotherapy at King’s College London where he researched the neurophysiology of manual therapy. He is actively involved in manual therapy research at UCL, exploring the clinical use of functional stretching. Eyal regularly teaches manual therapy techniques and the physiological basis of manual therapy in different schools across the UK and abroad. He has published many articles in the area and is the author of Harmonic Technique, The Science and Practice of Manual Therapy, Neuromuscular Rehabilitation in Manual and Physical Therapies and Therapeutic Stretching: Towards a Functional Approach.

Affiliations and Expertise

Eyal Lederman, Director, Centre for Professional Development in Osteopathy and Manual Therapy, London, UK; Visiting Professor, University College London (UCL) Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Science; and Practising Osteopath
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