This self-directed learning module highlights the medical treatment and rehabilitation intervention of certain central neurologic disorders encountered in physiatric practice. It is part of the chapter on neuromuscular rehabilitation and electrodiagnosis in the Self-Directed Physiatric Education Program for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and rehabilitation. This article contains sections on multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Information covered in these sections includes discussions of the current medical management and the benefits of comprehensive rehabilitation and interventions for specific impairments seen in these conditions. (C) 2000 by the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
|Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
|3 SUPPL. 1
|Published - Jan 1 2000
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation