Handbook of Orthopaedic Rehabilitation

By

  • S. Brotzman, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Texas at San Antonio Health Science Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, Department of Pediatrics; Adjunct Professor, Department of Kinesiology, Texas A & M, Corpus Christi; Former Division 1 NCAA Team Physician Texas A&M CC; Adjunct Professor, Department of Kinesiology, Texas A&M CC; Dr. Brotzman is in private practice at North Austin Sports Medicine in Austin, TX
  • Kevin Wilk, PT, DPT, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Programs in Physical Therapy, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA; Clinical Director, Champion Sports Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA; Vice President, Education, Benchmark Medical Inc., Malvern, PA, USA; Director of Rehabilitation Research, American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL, USA

A team of world-class contributors present you with authoritative guidance on the latest evaluation, diagnosis, and rehabilitation approaches for a full range of musculoskeletal problems. The result is an indispensable guide to planning effective rehabilitation and ensuring optimal post-surgical outcomes for the most common injuries to the joints and muscular system.
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Book information

  • Published: December 2006
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-04405-9


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Hand Injuries

*Differential Diagnosis/Regional Examination
*Flexor Tendon Injuries (Flexor Digitorum Profundus)
*Extensor Tendon Injuries
*Fractures and Dislocations of the Hand
*Boxer’s Fracture
*Game Keeper’s Thumb
*Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
*Dupuytren’s Contracture
*Arthroplasty
*Wrist Disorders

Chapter 2 Elbow Injuries and Surgery

*Differential Diagnosis/Regional Examination
*Ulnar Collateral Ligament
*Cubital Tunnel
*Flexion Contracture
*Basic Elbow Exercises
*Elbow Dislocation
*Medial and Lateral Epicondylitis
*Radial Head Fracture
*Elbow Arthroplasty
*Olecranon Bursitis
*Post-Traumatic Elbow Stiffiness

Chapter 3 Shoulder Injuries and Surgery

*Differential Diagnosis/Regional Examination
*General Shoulder Rehab Goals
*Impingement Syndrome
*Rotator Cuff Tendinitis in Throwers
*Rotator Cuff Tears
*Shoulder Instability
*Frozen Shoulder
*Rehab after Shoulder Arthroplasty
*Rehab after Shoulder Arthroscopy
*Biceps Tendon Disorders
*AC joint Injury
*Scapular Dyskinesis

Chapter 4 Knee Injuries and Surgery

*Differential Diagnosis/Regional Examination
*The Painful Knee: Evaluation, Examination, and *Imaging
*Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
*Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
*Medial Collateral Ligament Injury
*Meniscal Injuries
*Rehab after Knee Arthroscopy
*Patellofemoral Disorders
*Evaluation of the Patellofemoral Joint
*Patellar Tendon Ruptures
*Articular Cartilage Procedures of the Knee
*Baker’s Cyst (Popliteal Cyst)
*Patella Fractures

Chapter 5 Foot and Ankle Injuriesm

*Differential Diagnosis/Regional Examination
*Ankle Sprains
*Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability: Rehabilitation after Lateral Ankle Ligament
*Reconstruction
*Inferior Heel Pain (Plantar’s Fasciitis)
*Achilles Tendon Dysfunction
*Posterior Tibial Tendon Insufficiency
*Metatarsalgia
*Hallux Rigidis
*First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Sprain (Turf Toe)

Chapter 6 The Arthritic Lower Extremity

*Differential Diagnosis/Regional Examination
*The Arthritic Hip
*The Arthritic Knee

Chapter 7 Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

*Differential Diagnosis/Regional Examination
*Assessment and Management