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Handbook of Orthopaedic Rehabilitation

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.

Paperback, 848 Pages

Published: December 2006

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-04405-9


  • 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
    *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
    *Inferior Heel Pain (Plantar’s Fasciitis)
    *Achilles Tendon Dysfunction
    *Posterior Tibial Tendon Insufficiency
    *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


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