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Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine in Physical Therapy: A guide for primary care, health promotion, and disease prevention

Sku: 8146

This evidence-based text shows physical therapists how to use a biopsychosocial, systems-based, integrative approach to physical therapy practice.

Chronic disease and pain rates are on the rise globally and are predicted to accelerate, requiring physical therapists to embrace the role of frontline primary care practitioner. 

Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine in Physical Therapy provides an evidence-based approach to moving beyond traditional movement interventions alone, by incorporating a comprehensive integrative and lifestyle medicine approach that addresses whole-person health for the successful treatment of pain and illness, and the promotion of health for all populations.

Pillars of integrative and lifestyle medicine include:

  • Stress management and mindfulness training
  • Physical activity across the lifespan
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Sleep and relaxation
  • Tobacco cessation, substance abuse, and recovery
  • Environmental influences on health 

Topics covered in this text include:
  • Social determinants of health and disease
  • Psychologically informed physical therapy
  • Coaching, counseling and the science of behavior change
  • Biopsychosocial interventions to promote resilience
  • In-depth descriptions of the six pillars of lifestyle medicine
  • Treatment of special populations
  • Much more 

Softcover; 380 page. 
 
eBook version will also be available at time of book launch.
 
Edited by Ginger Garner, PT, DPT, ATC/L and Joe Tatta, PT, DPT, this text was written by global leaders in education, research and clinical practice, including:  
 
Lindsay A. Ballengee
PT, DPT       
Steven Z. George
PT, PhD, FAPTA.
Rupal M. Patel
PT, PhD   
Karla A. Bell
PT, DPT, PhD(c).     
Melissa Hofmann
PT, MSPT, PhD
Nola Peacock
PT, DSc        
Timothy Benedict
PT, DPT, PhD
MarySue Ingman
PT, DSc
Rose Pignataro
PT, DPT, PhD   
Janet R. Bezner
PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA
Laura Keyser
PT, DPT, MPH
Jessie Podolak
PT, DPT
Eric Chaconas
PT, DPT, PhD
Alan C. Lee
PT, DPT, PhD
Wendy Farnen Price
PT, DPT
Chris W. Condran
PT, DPT, MBA
Karen Litzy
PT, DPT
Christine Robenalt
PT, MPT
Ben Cornell
PT, MPT, PhD
Adriaan Louw
PT, PhD
Catherine Siengsukon
PT, PhD
Todd Davenport
PT, DPT, MPH
Dawn M. Magnusson
PT, PhD
Anne Söderlund
PT, PhD
Elizabeth Dean
PT, PhD
Filip Maric
PT, PhD
Nicole L. Stout
PT, DPT, FAPTA
Jeremy Fletcher
PT, DPT
Ericka N. Merriwether
PT, DPT, PhD
Joe Tatta
PT, DPT
Mary Lou Galantino
PT, MS, PhD, FAPTA
Brett Neilson
PT, DPT, DSc
Rosa Elena Torres-Panchame
PT, DPT
Ginger Garner
PT, DPT, ATC/Lnbsp;
Alexis Ortiz
PT, PhD
Lisa VanHoose
PT, PhD
LaVerene Garner
PT, DPT
Kerstin Palombaro
PT, PhD
Annette Willgens
PT, EdD

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