This easy to follow and portable reference guide is the first International dictionary and glossary specific to physiotherapy. This is a highly illustrated collection of terms, concepts and definitions that student and qualified physiotherapists need to know and will encounter in their study programmes and has contributions from many of the top names in the field of Physiotherapy. Expanding on simple definitions, Dictionary of Physiotherapy covers important themes and topics with accompanying diagrams, notes and web links. The dictionary includes: . Musculoskeletal and spinal terms . Respiratory terms . Neurological terms . Psychosocial terms . Electrotherapy terms . Research terms . Academic terms . General medical and surgical terms . Common medical abbreviations, prefixes and suffixes Dictionary of Physiotherapy is a quick reference tool designed for students to use on clinical placements, during their University studies, and self directed studies or revision time. It will also be invaluable to students of sports science, sports rehabilitation and occupational therapy.