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Author Telles, Susana, author.

Title Restless legs syndrome and periodic leg movements : neuroplasticity insights and physiotherapeutic approach, a guide for physiotherapists / Susana Telles.

Publication Info. New York : Nova Biomedical, [2014]


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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Physiology-laboratory and clinical research
Physiology-laboratory and clinical research series.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed October 17, 2014).
Contents RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME AND PERIODIC LEG MOVEMENTS: NEUROPLASTICITY INSIGHTS AND PHYSIOTHERAPEUTIC APPROACH: A GUIDE FOR PHYSIOTHERAPISTS; RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME AND PERIODIC LEG MOVEMENTS: NEUROPLASTICITY INSIGHTS AND PHYSIOTHERAPEUTIC APPROACH: A GUIDE FOR PHYSIOTHERAPISTS; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Sleep Physiology Overview; Abstract; Introduction to Sleep and Physiotherapy; a. Regular Sleep: Architecture and Sleep Stages; b. Circadian Rhythms: Concept, Daily Application, Brief Introduction to Circadian Disturbances.
C. Sleep Duration: Sleep Deprivation: Expected Amount of Sleep at Each Age Brief Introduction to Sleep Deprivation; d. Sleep Disorders and Physiotherapy: Brief Introduction to Physiotherapy Daily Practice in Sleep Disorders; References; Chapter 2: Definition and Diagnosis; Abstract; Restless Legs Syndrome Is Defined by Its Own Symptoms; Diagnosis; Periodic Limb Movements during Sleep: The One That Comes Along in the Dark; Diagnosis; References; Chapter 3: Physiopathology: Spinal Cord Theory, Dopamine Theory, Genes Related; Abstract; Introduction to Neuroplasticity.
1) Spinal Cord Theory and Central Pattern Generatora) Automatic Stepping in Brain Death; b) Neuronal Plasticity Serving Rehabilitation; c) Flexor Referent Afferent and the Central Pattern Generator; d) Animal Models for PLM; 2) Genes Related to PLM and RLS; Genetic Heterogeneity of Restless Legs Syndrome (OMIM 102300); Conclusion and Remarks; References; Chapter 4: Related Diseases and Conditions in Physiotherapy Practice; Abstract; Introduction; SCI, PLM and RLS; Epidemiology; Neurotransmitter Dysfunctions; 1. Dopaminergic Agents; 2. Iron; 3. Opioids.
Treatment of SCI Patients Afflicted by RLS and PLMAmputation and Restless Legs Syndrome: Physiopathology Theories, Phantom Pain, Possible Interventions; Fibromyalgia and Restless Legs Syndrome: Physiopathology and Role of Physical Therapy; References; Chapter 5: Habits that Might Trigger RLS and PLM; Abstract; RLS, PLM and its Triggers; Concept of Sleep Hygiene; Scientific Evidence; Conclusion; References; Chapter 6: New Physical Therapy Approaches; Abstract; Introduction; Daily Practice: The pt. Evaluation and Procedures; Polysomnography; Conclusion; Objectives; Intervention.
A. Treadmill and Bicyclesb. Lumbar Support Belt and Periodic Leg Movements; The Case Discussion; a. Near Infrared Light and Restless Legs Syndrome; b. Transcutaneous Electrical Nervous Stimulation (TENS); and Restless Legs Syndrome; Concepts of Pain -- Theories; Conclusion; Researches for the Future; References; Chapter 7: Actigraphy; Abstract; Introduction; Digitalization; Internal Algorithms; Computer Algorithms; Applications; Editing Actigraphs Data; References; Chapter 8: Important Updates; Abstract; Introduction to Knowledge Sources.
Summary In this book, the physiotherapist, sleep specialist or general health-care provider finds a detailed review about what can be done to handle Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Leg Movements in terms of scientifically proven exercise and physical interventions in physiotherapy daily practice. For those new to the field, there a basic overview of sleep and it disorders, followed by chapters about the Restless Legs Syndrome and its companion disorder, the Periodic Leg Movements. Special patients force us to reinvent and think again the ways we deal with disorders. In this book, the health-ca.
Subject Restless legs syndrome.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Restless legs syndrome. (OCoLC)fst01095982
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Telles, Susana. Restless legs syndrome and periodic leg movements. New York : Nova Biomedical, [2014] 1631179268 9781631179266 (OCoLC)883649516
ISBN 9781633216549 (electronic bk.)
1633216543 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. DEBBG BV042795525
DEBBG BV043783129
DEBSZ 472849514
AU@ 000055220106

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