Paulo Armada-Da-Silva

Paulo Armada-Da-Silva is a lecturer of Anatomy and Physiology in the Department of Sports and Health, Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon, and a former staff from the Physiotherapy Department in Lisbon central hospital, where he gained experience in the rehabilitation of central and peripheral nerve injury patients. He is a current member of the Neuromechanics of Human Movement research group with a special interest in neurorehabilitation and in the role of physical activity on regeneration of the peripheral nerves. He collaborates with other groups working in peripheral nerve research and regenerative medicine, which share an interest in developing novel solutions for the reconstruction of damaged nerves and how they might be combined with rehabilitation, in order to develop a comprehensive approach for the treatment of peripheral nerve damage.

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Peripheral Neuropathy offers an update on few of the hottest topics of diagnose, treatment and rehabilitation of peripheral nerve injuries. The book is composed of five chapters, each addressing a different topic, ranging from an analysis of the heightened risk of peripheral nerve injury in todays modern societies and what this signifies for the need in taking decisive action to prevent an increase in the numbers of disabled people, to the description of surgical procedures in pediatric patients. The role of regenerative medicine, the development of novel rehabilitative strategies, and the importance of peripheral neuropathy in diabetes are additional topics covered in the book. By reading this book the reader will be offered a general overview of current research and clinical practice in peripheral neuropathys field.

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