Facilitation Techniques Based on NDT Principles

ISBN-10: 0761644008

ISBN-13: 9780761644002

Edition: 1st

List price: $80.00
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy


what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Terminology Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Math Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $80.00
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Communication Skill Builders/Therapy Skill Builders
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Lois Bly, PT, is an internationally respected NDT Coordinator-Instructor and clinician who offers seminars, workshops and NDT Certificate courses throughout the US, Canada, South America, Australia, Germany, Hong Kong and South Africa. Ms. Bly was certified in Neuro-Developmental Treatment by the Bobaths in London and received her NDT Instructor’s Certification in Switzerland from Mary Quinton and Dr. Elizabeth Kong. Ms. Bly received the NDTA Award of Excellence in 2000. She received her Master’s degree in Motor Learning from Teacher’s College, Columbia University. Lois has authored several publications including: MONOGRAPH: The Components of Normal Movement During the First Year of Life and Abnormal Motor Development, Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association, Inc., Chicago, 1983; A Historical & Current View of the Basis of NDT, Pediatric Physical Therapy, Williams and Wilkins, Vol. 3:3, Fall 1991, pp 131-135; Motor Skills Acquisition in the First Year: An Illustrated Guide to Normal Development, Therapy Skill Builders, Tucson, 1994 as well as several others.

Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. 1
How the Therapist Influences the Clientp. 1
Sensory Issuesp. 1
Therapist's Handsp. 3
Synchronous Movement with Another Individualp. 5
Speed of Movementp. 6
Kinesiological Considerationsp. 6
Range of Motionp. 6
Alignmentp. 7
Base of Supportp. 7
Movement on All Three Planesp. 10
Summaryp. 13
Use of Adaptive Equipment with Facilitation Techniquesp. 13
Comprehensive Goals of Facilitationp. 16
General Sequence of Facilitationp. 16
Bench and Floor Sittingp. 17
Neutral Alignment of Trunk, Pelvis, and Hipsp. 17
Pectoral Elongationp. 21
Shoulder Dissociation with Thoracic Extension: "Shoulder Shimmy"p. 23
Forward Reaching in Sitting: Anterior Weight Shift at the Hipp. 26
Lateral Weight Shiftsp. 29
Bilateral Upper Extremity Abduction: Traction for Lateral Weight Shiftp. 32
Bilateral Shoulder Flexion for Latissimus Dorsi Elongationp. 34
Unilateral Shoulder Flexion with Lateral Weight Shiftsp. 36
Upper Extremity Protective Extensionp. 40
Long Sit: Rotate to Pronep. 46
Long Sit to Runner's Stretchp. 49
Long Sit to Five-Month Positionp. 53
Long Sit to Quadruped with a Lateral Weight Shiftp. 56
Long Sit to Quadruped with Forward Vaultingp. 59
Diagonal Weight Shifts for Equilibrium Reactionsp. 62
Sit to Stand: Anterior Weight Shift at the Hipsp. 67
Bolster Sittingp. 73
Sitting on a Bolster: Anterior Weight Shiftsp. 73
Rotation with Extensionp. 77
Rotation with Extension: Client on the Therapist's Lapp. 79
Half Kneeling from a Bolsterp. 82
Weight Shifts in Half Kneel over the Bolsterp. 86
Rotation to Step Stance: Face-Side Weight Shiftp. 91
Lateral Weight Shift to One-Leg Stancep. 96
Bench Sitting on a Bolster: Extension Rotation to the Floorp. 99
Sitting on Ballp. 103
Trunk-Pelvic-Hip Neutral Alignment with Anterior-Posterior Weight Shiftsp. 103
Lateral Weight Shift for Simultaneous Activation of Flexors and Extensorsp. 108
Diagonal Weight Shiftsp. 110
Rotation to One-Leg Standp. 113
Rotation to Half Kneelp. 115
Weight Shifts in Half Kneel over the Ballp. 118
Forward Weight Shift to Pronep. 120
Rotation to Pronep. 124
Prone on Floorp. 129
Shoulder Facilitation for Upper Extremity Weight Bearingp. 129
Shoulder Girdle Facilitation for Lateral Weight Shiftsp. 131
Prone to Runner's Stretch Positionp. 136
Weight Shifts and Transitions from Runner's Stretch Positionp. 138
Prone Straddlep. 143
Prone on the Bolsterp. 145
Symmetrical Hip Extensionp. 145
Upper Extremity Weight Bearing and Weight Shiftingp. 148
Prone to Sit on the Bolsterp. 152
Prone to Side Lying with Lower Extremity Dissociationp. 158
Prone to Side Lying with Weight Bearing on the Footp. 161
Prone on Ballp. 167
Prone Extensionp. 167
Lateral Righting Reactions and Sideward Protective Extensionp. 172
Prone to Runner's Stretch Positionp. 174
Prone to Sit on the Ballp. 178
Quadrupedp. 181
Weight Shifting in Quadrupedp. 182
Quadruped to Sit: Lateral Weight Shiftp. 187
Quadruped to Sit: Posterior Weight Shiftp. 189
Quadruped to Kneelingp. 192
Quadruped to Three-Point with Weight Shiftsp. 195
Three-Point to Weight Bearing on the Toes of the Extended Legp. 198
Bear Standing to Step Stancep. 205
Climbingp. 207
Calcaneus Facilitationp. 212
Kneeling and Half Kneelingp. 217
Kneeling Lateral Weight Shifts to Half Kneeling: Proximal Controlp. 217
Kneeling Lateral Weight Shifts: Distal Controlp. 220
Kneeling to Side Sitp. 222
Kneeling to Side Sit Circlep. 225
Kneeling to Half Kneeling: Facilitation from the Sidep. 230
Kneeling to Half Kneeling: Facilitation from the Armp. 234
Kneeling to Half Kneeling: Facilitation from the Frontp. 236
Weight Shifts in Half Kneelp. 239
Standingp. 245
Symmetrical Stancep. 245
Lateral Weight Shifts: Sideward Cruisingp. 249
Sideward Cruising: Crossing and Uncrossing the Legsp. 252
Lateral Weight Shifts with Rotationp. 257
Symmetrical Stance: Face-Side Rotationp. 261
Symmetrical Stance: Pivot to Step Stancep. 263
Standing to Sittingp. 270
Gait: Forward Walkingp. 273
Facilitation from the Rib Cage and Pelvisp. 275
"Hemi-Tango"p. 284
Facilitation from the Pelvis and Femursp. 287
Facilitation from the Lower Extremitiesp. 291
Facilitation from the Upper Extremitiesp. 293
Reciprocal Arm Swingp. 301
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.