Effective Management of Musculoskeletal Injury

1st Edition

A Clinical Ergonomics Approach to Prevention, Treatment, and Rehab

Author:

  • Andrew Wilson
    • Print ISBN 9780443063534

    Table of Contents

    Section 1. The injury process
    The type of injury. Developing a management model. Understanding the symptoms. Understanding the physiology of the injury process. Ergonomic factors. Psychosocial aspects. Personal factors. Principles of treatment and management.

    Section 2. Low back pain
    Epidemiology of low back pain. Risk factors for low back pain. The type of injury. Complex low back pain. Management.

    Section 3. Neck, shoulder and upper limb pain
    Neck pain. Shoulder pain. Elbow, forearm and wrist pain. Nerve entrapments. Multiple tissue disorders. Management strategies for chronic injuries.

    References.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    232
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2002
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443063534

    About the author

    Andrew Wilson

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Registered Osteopath (New Zealand) and Consultant Ergonomist, Tauranga, New Zealand