Kinetic Control: The Management of Uncontrolled Movement, 1e

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9780729539074: Kinetic Control: The Management of Uncontrolled Movement, 1e

This text is designed as a clinical reference to develop knowledge of the examination, diagnosis and classification of uncontrolled movement (motor control dysfunction) and the management of movement dysfunction.

It will help the therapist:

  • Develop clinical skills in the assessment and retraining of movement control
  • To use movement control tests to identify uncontrolled movement
  • To classify uncontrolled movement into diagnostic subgroups
  • Access a large range of motor control and movement retraining strategies
  • Develop an assessment framework that will provide a diagnosis of dysfunction, pain sensitive tissues and pain mechanisms
  • Use a clinical reasoning framework to prioritise clinical decision making
      • Provides detailed explanation of evidence and research underpinning motor control dysfunction and movement retraining
      • Unique subclassification system of musculoskeletal disorders and pain
      • Region specific testing -step by step instructions for assessment, diagnosis, classification and treatment using Movement Performance Solutions' unique system
      • Highly illustrated with clear step by step instructions for treatment of Lumbar, Cervical and Thoracic Spine, Shoulder and Hip

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Mark Comerford and Sarah Mottram are the founders of the Kinetic Control approach which is based on the premise that ‘uncontrolled movement’ or ‘movement faults’ can predispose people to musculoskeletal pain and disability. Their research has been widely published in the musculoskeletal literature and this is their first book. The aim of the text is to provide a clinical approach to the assessment and correction of movement faults...
Overall the authors achieve their aim by providing an extremely detailed text which is well thought out, assimilates other relevant research into an assessment and treatment approach with high face validity in the area of movement dysfunction
and management of musculoskeletal pain. The accessibility, sequential layout and logical development of complex concepts to a relatively advanced level provides enough for this book to be a valuable reference and clinical guide for students, experienced clinicians and teachers alike.
Michelle Wong BPhty, MHPrac(Hons), MPNZ, Physiotherapist, New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy 2012, 40 (3) p.143

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