Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-479-1
# of Pages: 400
# of Volumes: 1
Print List Price: $165
e-ISBN: 978-1-63700-480-7
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Principles of Health: Occupational Therapy & Physical Therapy

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August 2023

Occupational therapy and physical therapy are closely related fields, and practitioners often work in tandem. Occupational therapy involves developing, recovering, and maintaining the meaningful occupations or activities of individuals, groups, or entire communities; while physical therapy involves promoting, maintaining and restoring a person’s wellbeing through examination, diagnosis, rehabilitation, and ongoing health promotion.

This volume explores both professions and where they intersect, including the conditions they treat, methods of treatment, and the histories of both fields. Also discussed are the latest developments, techniques, and technologies within these fields.

  • Assessment Development & Testing
  • Assistive Technology
  • Complementary/Alternative Approaches
  • Early Intervention
  • Ethics
  • Fall Prevention
  • Injury Recovery & Prevention
  • Military Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management
  • Pediatric Therapy
  • Rehabilitation and Disability
  • Sensory Integration and Processing
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Essays are comprehensive and accessible to high school students, undergraduates, and general readers interested in learning more about the important areas of occupational and physical therapy. Each essay includes multiple subheads including an opening Summary and Further Reading. The volume ends with a Glossary, Bibliography, and Subject Index.

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