Handbook of Orthopaedic Rehabilitation - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323044059, 9780323070843

Handbook of Orthopaedic Rehabilitation

2nd Edition

Authors: S. Brotzman Kevin Wilk
Paperback ISBN: 9780323044059
eBook ISBN: 9780323070843
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 15th December 2006
Page Count: 848

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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.

Key Features

  • Differential diagnosis included at the beginning of each chapter for quick and accurate diagnosis of musculoskeletal conditions
  • Assess a body joint's range quickly with the regional assessment boxes in every chapter
  • Find information easily with new portrait oriented rehabilitation protocols

Table of Contents

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 Stiffness

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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About the Authors

S. Brotzman

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Texas at San Antonio Health Science Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, Department of Pediatrics; Adjunct Professor, Department of Kinesiology, Texas A & M, Corpus Christi; Former Division 1 NCAA Team Physician Texas A&M CC; Adjunct Professor, Department of Kinesiology, Texas A&M CC; Dr. Brotzman is in private practice at North Austin Sports Medicine in Austin, TX

Kevin Wilk

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Programs in Physical Therapy, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA; Clinical Director, Champion Sports Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA; Vice President, Education, Benchmark Medical Inc., Malvern, PA, USA; Director of Rehabilitation Research, American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL, USA