A Time-Saving Guide for Physical Therapists

New York, NY, May 07, 2015 –(PR.com)– “Tests and Exercises for the Spine,” recently published by Thieme, expertly guides physical therapists in conducting tests to help determine which exercises are most effective in treating each patient’s spinal condition. It is a concise, practical manual in which the evaluation (test), therapy (exercise), and home exercise program are presented in a single step, saving physical therapists and patients time and increasing the sustainability of the treatment. This book includes nearly 300 full-color, high-quality photographs that demonstrate the tests and exercises and online access to spinal assessment forms in PDF format on Thieme’s Media Center.

All physical therapists, advanced physical therapy students, and other allied health professionals treating patients with spine issues will find this book an excellent resource throughout their careers.

Tests and Exercises for the Spine
Thieme Publishers, New York/Stuttgart.2015
208 pp, 296 illustrations
ISBN: 9783131760012
eBook – Available from ebookstore.thieme.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
eISBN: 9783131760111

About the Author
Peter Fischer, MTC, MSPT, DPT, owns and operates Praxis Fischer, a clinic specializing in the treatment of the temporomandibular joint, head, and spine, in Tübingen, Germany. He is also a physical therapy teacher on the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Tübingen, Germany. In recognition of his out- standing contributions to the field of physical therapy, Dr. Fischer has been awarded the 2015 German PHYSIO-Award.

About Thieme
Thieme Publishing Group is a medical and scientific publishing house employing more than 900 staff and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Rio and Stuttgart, Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in online and print publishing. Thieme publishes 150 peer-reviewed journals and more than 450 new books annually. The company has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products include eNeurosurgery, eOtolaryngology, eSpine, Medlantis, Thieme eJournals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, and the medical student website WinkingSkull.com and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme, please visit www.thieme.com.
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