TY - CHAP A1 - Berta Paz-Lourido ED1 - Josette Bettany-Saltikov ED2 - Berta Paz-Lourido Y1 - 2012-04-05 PY - 2012 T1 - Home Physiotherapy: The Relevance of Social Determinants of Health in the Development of Physiotherapy in the Home Environment N2 - This book contains new information on physical therapy research and clinical approaches that are being undertaken into numerous medical conditions; biomechanical and musculoskeletal conditions as well as the effects of psychological factors, body awareness and relaxation techniques; specific and specialist exercises for the treatment of scoliosis and spinal deformities in infants and adolescents; new thermal agents are being introduced and different types of physical therapy interventions are being introduced for the elderly both in the home and clinical setting. Additionally research into physical therapy interventions for patients with respiratory, cardiovascular disorders and stroke is being undertaken and new concepts of wheelchair design are being implemented. BT - Physical Therapy Perspectives in the 21st Century SP - Ch. 9 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/35275 DO - 10.5772/35275 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-12-01 ER -