Management of Common Musculoskeletal Disorders recommended

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Management of Common Musculoskeletal Disorders, 4e

PHYSICAL THERAPY PRINCIPLES AND METHODS

By Darlene Hertling

Category:
Health Professions, Medical, Occupational Therapy, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy
  • Paperback
  • 9780781736268
  • October 2005
  • 960 pages
  • List Price: £75.00
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DESCRIPTION

The fundamental textbook of orthopedic physical therapy is now in its thoroughly updated Fourth Edition. This new edition presents a "how-to" approach focusing on the foundations of manual therapy. More than 1,200 illustrations and photographs demonstrate therapeutic techniques. Extensive references cite key articles, emphasizing the latest research.

Reflecting current practice standards, this edition places greater emphasis on joint stabilization techniques and the role of exercise. Coverage includes new material on soft tissue manipulations and myofascial evaluation. This edition also features case studies covering real-life practice scenarios.

CONTENTS

Part I: Basic Concepts and Techniques
Chapter 1: Properties of Dense Connective Tissue
Chapter 2: Wound Healing: Injury and Repair of Dense Connective Tissue
Chapter 3: Arthrology
Chapter 4: Chronic Pain Management in the Adult
Chapter 5: Assessment of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Concepts of Management
Chapter 6: Introduction to Manual Therapy
Chapter 7: Myofascial Considerations and Evaluation in Somatic Dysfunction
Chapter 8: Soft Tissue Manipulations
Chapter 9: Relaxation and Related Techniques
Chapter 10: Functional Exercise

Part II: Clinical Applications-Peripheral Joints
Chapter 11: The Shoulder and Shoulder Girdle
Chapter 12: The Elbow and Forearm
Chapter 13: The Wrist and Hand Complex
Chapter 14: The Hip
Chapter 15: The Knee
Chapter 16: The Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot
Chapter 17: The Temporomandibular Joint

Part III: Clinical-The Spine
Chapter 18: The Spine-General Structure and Biomechanical Considerations
Chapter 19: The Cervical Spine
Chapter 20: The Thoracic Spine
Chapter 21: The Cervicothoracic-Upper Limb Scan Examination
Chapter 22: The Lumbar Spine
Chapter 23: The Sacroiliac Joint and the Lumbar-Pelvic-Hip-Complex
Chapter 24: The Lumbosacral Joint and the Lumbar-Pelvic-Hip-Complex
Chapter 25: Case Studies

Appendix

SPECIFICATIONS

ISBN
9780781736268
Publication Month
October 2005
Edition
4
Edition Type
Fourth


Product Format
Paperback
Height x Width
7087 x 5487 mm
Weight
946647 grams
Number of Pages
960 pages
Language
English


Bisacs
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / Occupational Therapy, MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / Physical Therapy, MEDICAL / Orthopedics, MEDICAL / Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


Imprint
LWW
Publisher
LWW