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Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets

Part of the popular Secrets series, this helpful reference presents basic physical therapy concepts and then introduces different healing modalities, specialties and orthopedic procedures typically prescribed for common injuries such as shoulders and extremities. Common diseases are included as well as more innovative diagnostic tools for physical therapists such as radiology. Each chapter features concise information that includes the author's tips, memory aids and "secrets." Bulleted lists, algorithms and illustrations provide a quick review of the specific topic discussed. The information is entirely evidence-based, outcome based and up-to-date.

Paperback, 704 Pages

Published: June 2006

Imprint: Hanley And Belfus Medical Publishers

ISBN: 978-1-56053-708-3

Contents

  • I. BASIC SCIENCE

    1. Muscle Structure and Function

    2. Biomechanics

    3. Soft Tissue Injury and Repair

    4. Bone Injury and Repair

    5. Exercise Physiology

    II. DISEASE PROCESSES

    6. Arthritis

    7. Deep Venous Thrombosis

    8. Complex Regional Pain Syndromes

    III. ELECTROTHERAPY AND MODALITIES

    9. Cryotherapy and Moist Heat

    10. Electrotherapy

    11. Iontophoresis, Ultrasound,Phonophoresis, and Laser Therapy

    IV. SPECIAL TOPICS

    12. Stretching

    13. Manual Therapy

    14. Massage and Soft Tissue Mobilization

    15. Spinal Traction

    16. Normal and Pathologic Gait

    17. Pharmacology in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

    18. Evaluation of Medical Laboratory Tests

    19. Clinical Electromyography and Nerve Conduction

    20. Orthopaedic Neurology

    21. Clinical Research and Data Analysis

    22. Evidence-Based Practice

    23. Sports Medicine

    24. Differential Diagnosis and Medical Screening

    25. Pediatric Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

    26. Women’s Health Issues

    27. Wound Healing and Management

    28. Management of Chronic Pain

    29. Headache

    30. Functional Capacity Testing and Industrial Injury Treatment

    31. Anatomy Mnemonics

    32. Nutrition

    33. Spinal Exercise Programs

    34. Isokinetic Testing and Exercise

    35. Exercise in Aging and Disease

    36. Orthopaedic Radiology

    V. THE SHOULDER

    37. Functional Anatomy of the Shoulder

    38. Shoulder Impingement and Rotator Cuff Tears

    39. Shoulder Instability

    40. Adhesive Capsulitis

    41. Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

    42. Acromioclavicular and Sternoclavicular Injuries

    43. Scapulothoracic Pathology

    44. Fractures of the Proximal Humerus and Humeral Shaft

    45. Nerve Entrapments of the Shoulder Region

    VI. THE ELBOW AND FOREARM

    46. Functional Anatomy of the Elbow

    47. Common Orthopaedic Elbow Dysfunction

    48. Elbow Fractures and Dislocations: Patterns, Classifications, and Management

    49. Nerve Entrapments of the Elbow and Forearm

    VII. THE WRIST AND HAND

    50. Functional Anatomy of the Wrist and Hand

    51. Common Orthopaedic Dysfunction of the Wrist and Hand

    52. Fractures and Dislocations of the Wrist and Hand

    53. Nerve Entrapments of the Wrist and Hand

    VIII. THE SPINE

    54. Functional Anatomy of the Spine

    55. Mechanical and Diskogenic Back Pain

    56. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    57. Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis

    58. Scoliosis

    59. Thoracic Spine and Rib Cage Dysfunction

    60. Spinal Fractures and Dislocations: Patterns, Classifications, and Management

    61. Temporomandibular Joint

    IX. THE SACROILIAC JOINT

    62. Functional Anatomy of the Sacroiliac Joint

    63. Sacroiliac Dysfunction

    X. THE HIP AND PELVIS

    64. Functional Anatomy of the Hip and Pelvis

    65. Common Orthopaedic Hip Dysfunction

    66. Fractures and Dislocation of the Hip and Pelvis

    67. Total Hip Arthroplasty

    XI. THE KNEE

    68. Functional Anatomy of the Knee

    69. Patellofemoral Disorders

    70. Meniscal Injuries

    71. Ligamentous Injuries of the Knee

    72. Total Knee Arthroplasty

    73. Knee Fractures and Dislocations

    74. Nerve Entrapments of the Lower Extremity

    XII. THE FOOT AND ANKLE

    75. Functional Anatomy of the Foot and Ankle

    76. Common Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Dysfunctions

    77. Fractures and Dislocations of the Foot and Ankle

    78. Foot Orthoses and Shoe Design

    Index

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