Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace book cover

Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace

Principles and Practice

Completely revised and updated, the 2nd Edition of this respected reference covers both the theoretical background and the clinical management—as well as the biomechanics and ergonomics—of orthopedic injuries occurring in the workplace.

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Published: October 2006

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-02622-2

Contents

  • PART I: INTRODUCTION

    Chapter 1: Introduction to Epidemiological Concepts in Musculoskeletal Disorders
    Chapter 2: Models for Treating Musculoskeletal Disorders: Non-Medical Factors Contributing to Chronicity

    PART II: MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS

    Section A: The Spine
    Chapter 3: Neck
    3a. Epidemiology: Incidence, Prevalence, Risk Factors
    3b. Biomechanics of the Cervical & Thoracic Spine
    3c. Evaluation
    3d. Treatment Options
    3e. Workplace Adaptations with Case Studies
    Chapter 4: Lower Back
    4a. Epidemiology. Incidence, Prevalence, Risk Factors
    4b. Biomechanics of the Lumbar Spine
    4c. Evaluation
    4d. Treatment Options
    4e. Workplace Adaptations with Case Studies
    Section B: The Upper Extremity
    Chapter 5: Shoulder and Elbow
    5a. Epidemiology. Incidence, Prevalence, Risk Factors
    5b. Biomechanics of the Shoulder Complex and Elbow
    5c. Evaluation
    5d. Treatment Options
    5e. Workplace Adaptations with Case Studies
    Chapter 6: Wrist and Hand
    6a. Epidemiology. Incidence, Prevalence, Risk Factors
    6b. Biomechanics of the Wrist and Hand
    6c Evaluation
    6d. Treatment Options
    6e. Workplace Adaptations with Case Studies
    Section C: The Lower Extremity
    Chapter 7: Hip and Knee
    7a. Epidemiology. Incidence, Prevalence, Risk Factors
    7b. Biomechanics of the Lower Extremity
    7c. Evaluation
    7d. Treatment Options
    7e. Workplace Adaptations with Case Studies
    Chapter 8: Ankle and Foot
    8a. Epidemiology. Incidence, Prevalence, Risk Factors
    8b. Biomechanics of the Ankle and Foot
    8c. Evaluation
    8d. Treatment Options
    8e. Workplace Adaptations with Case Studies

    PART 3: ABILITY EVALUATION

    Chapter 9: Functional Capacity Testing
    Chapter 10: Disability Evaluation

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