Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9781455775774, 9780323314220

Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

3rd Edition

Musculoskeletal Disorders, Pain, and Rehabilitation

Authors: Walter Frontera Julie Silver Thomas Rizzo
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455775774
eBook ISBN: 9780323314220
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 21st July 2014
Page Count: 952


From sore shoulders to spinal cord injuries, Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 3rd Edition provides you with the knowledge you need to get your patients moving again. This practical and authoritative new edition delivers easy access to the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal disorders and other common conditions requiring rehabilitation. Each topic is presented in a concise, focused, and well-illustrated format featuring a description of the condition, discussion of symptoms, examination findings, functional limitations, and diagnostic testing. An extensive treatment section covers initial therapies, rehabilitation interventions, procedures, and surgery.

Key Features

  • Put concepts into practice. Practical, clinically relevant material facilitates the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal, pain, and chronic disabling conditions.
  • Develop a thorough, clinically relevant understanding of interventions such as physical agents and therapeutic exercise in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders that produce pain, impairment, and disability.
  • Find answers fast thanks to a consistent chapter organization that delivers all the content you need in a logical, practical manner.
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Table of Contents

Part 1 Musculoskeletal Disorders

Section 1 Head, Neck, and Upper Back

1. Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

2. Cervical Facet Arthropathy

3. Cervical Degenerative Disease

4. Cervical Dystonia

5. Cervical Radiculopathy

6. Cervical Sprain or Strain

7. Cervical Spinal Stenosis

8. Cervicogenic Vertigo

9. Trapezius Strain

Section 2 Shoulder

10. Acromioclavicular Injuries

11. Adhesive Capsulitis

12. Biceps Tendinopathy

13. Biceps Tendon Rupture

14. Glenohumeral Instability

15. Labral Tears of the Shoulder

16. Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy

17. Rotator Cuff Tear

18. Scapular Winging

19. Shoulder Arthritis

20. Suprascapular Neuropathy

Section 3 Elbow and Forearm

21. Elbow Arthritis

22. Lateral Epicondylitis

23. Medial Epicondylitis

24. Median Neuropathy

25. Olecranon Bursitis

26. Radial Neuropathy

27. Ulnar Neuropathy (elbow)

Section 4 Hand and Wrist

28. de Quervain's Tenosynovitis

29. Dupuytren's Contracture

30. Extensor Tendon Injuries

31. Flexor Tendon Injuries

32. Hand and Wrist Ganglia

33. Hand Osteoarthritis

34. Hand Rheumatoid Arthritis

35. Kienböck's Disease

36. Median Neuropathy (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)

37. Trigger Finger

38. Ulnar Collateral Ligament Sprain

39. Ulnar Neuropathy (wrist)



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About the Author

Walter Frontera

Affiliations and Expertise

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Physiology, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Peurto Rico; Editor-in-Chief of The American Journal of PM&R

Julie Silver

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Thomas Rizzo

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinc, Jacksonville, Florida