Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Physical Therapy Effectiveness

Edited by Mario Bernardo-Filho

Rio de Janeiro State University


Danúbia Da Cunha De Sá-Caputo

Rio de Janeiro State University

Redha Taiar

University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne

Physical therapy involves non-pharmacological interventions in the management of various clinical conditions. It is important to highlight the physical therapy procedures that are suitable, effective and, in general, do not have side effects or complications when properly performed. Physical therapy can be valuable in different situations along of the various steps of human development and in various clinical disorders. Indeed, topics on different approaches have been included in this book, which makes this book useful for readers to improve their professional performance.

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Physical Therapy EffectivenessEdited by Mario Bernardo-Filho

Published: April 1st 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.76735

ISBN: 978-1-83880-076-5

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-075-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78985-145-8

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

7779 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

6 Dimensions Citations


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1. Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy and Women’s Health

By Dani Zoorob and Sara Anderson


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2. Efficacy of Physical Therapy in the Management of Reproductive Disorders

By Joseph A. Balogun


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3. Whole-Body Vibration Exercise as an Intervention to Improve Musculoskeletal Performance

By Danúbia da Cunha de Sá-Caputo, Redha Taiar and Mario Bernardo-Filho


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4. What to Expect: Medical Quality Outcomes and Achievements of a Multidisciplinary Inpatient Musculoskeletal System Rehabilitation

By Vincent Grote, Alexandra Unger, Henry Puff and Elke Böttcher


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5. Effectiveness of Motor Imagery on Physical Therapy: Neurophysiological Aspects of Motor Imagery

By Yoshibumi Bunno


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6. Parkinson’s Disease Rehabilitation: Effectiveness Approaches and New Perspectives

By Luciana Auxiliadora de Paula Vasconcelos


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7. Application of a Single-Case Research Design to Present the Effectiveness of Rehabilitation in the Clinic

By Jirakrit Leelarungrayub, Yothin Pothasak, Jynwara Kaju and Rungtiwa Kanthain


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8. Targeting Limb Muscle Dysfunction in COPD

By Andre Nyberg and Erik Frykholm


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9. Early Mobilization on Patients with Mechanical Ventilation in the ICU

By Tsung-Hsien Wang


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10. Increased Physical Activity in a Public Health Perspective

By Hilde D.G. Nielsen


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11. Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy in Chronic Wound Care

By Simona Maria Carmignano


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12. Affect and Exercise

By Sandro dos Santos Ferreira


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13. A Conceptual Framework for the Inclusion of Recreational Therapy within South African Healthcare Paradigms

By Terry Jeremy Ellapen, Mariette Swanepoel, Marco Barnard and Yvonne Paul


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14. Manual Therapy: Art or Science?

By Paolo Bizzarri and Andrea Foglia


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