Integumentary Physical Therapy

  • Ji-Whan Park
  • Dae-In Jung

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Keon Cheol Lee, Dae-In Jung
    Pages 1-42
  3. Eun Young Kim
    Pages 43-59
  4. Ji Whan Park
    Pages 61-84
  5. Han Shin Jeong
    Pages 85-104
  6. Keun-Jo Kim
    Pages 105-119
  7. Wonan Kwon
    Pages 121-137
  8. Myung-chul Kim
    Pages 139-163
  9. DongYeop Lee
    Pages 165-191
  10. Eun Jeong Kim
    Pages 193-216
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 239-246

About this book


This book is a practical guide to safe and effective physical therapy methods that can be applied in patients with diverse skin ailments, including scars, decubitus ulcers, burns, frostbite, photosensitivity disorders, inflammatory skin disease, skin cancers, obesity-related conditions, psoriasis, herpes zoster, tineapedis, and vitiligo. For each condition, physical therapy interventions– therapeutic exercises, manual physical therapies, and therapeutic modalities employed in rehabilitation– are described in detail. In addition, information is provided on symptoms and complications, examination and evaluation, medical interventions, and prevention and management methods. In the case of obesity-related skin problems, management is discussed from the point of view of Eastern as well as Western medicine. The text is complemented by more than 300 color photographs and illustrations. Integumentary Physical Therapy will help the reader to obtain optimal therapeutic results when treating patients with skin ailments. It will be of value for both practicing physical therapists and students in physical therapy.


Optimal Therapeutic Results Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Skin Ailments Therapeutic Exercise

Editors and affiliations

  • Ji-Whan Park
    • 1
  • Dae-In Jung
    • 2
  1. 1.Daejeon Health Sciences CollegeDaejeonKorea (Republic of)
  2. 2.Gwangju Health UniversityGwangjuKorea (Republic of)

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-47379-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-47380-1
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