Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient

Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient

3rd Edition - November 29, 2012
  • Authors: Lisa Maxey, Jim Magnusson
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323077477
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323291392
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323077484

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With detailed descriptions of orthopedic surgeries, Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient, 3rd Edition provides current, evidence-based guidelines to designing effective rehabilitation strategies. Coverage of each condition includes an overview of the orthopedic patient's entire course of treatment from pre- to post-surgery. For each phase of rehabilitation, this book describes the postoperative timeline, the goals, potential complications and precautions, and appropriate therapeutic procedures. New to this edition are a full-color design and new chapters on disc replacement, cartilage replacement, hallux valgus, and transitioning the running athlete. Edited by Lisa Maxey and Jim Magnusson, and with chapters written by both surgeons and physical therapists, Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient provides valuable insights into the use of physical therapy in the rehabilitation process.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive, evidence-based coverage provides an overview of the orthopedic patient's entire course of treatment from pre- to post-surgery, including a detailed look at the surgical procedures and therapy guidelines that can be used to design the appropriate rehabilitation programs.
  • Case study vignettes with critical thinking questions help you develop critical reasoning skills.
  • Indications and considerations for surgery describe the mechanics of the injury and the repair process so you can plan an effective rehabilitation program.
  • Therapy guidelines cover each phase of rehabilitation with specifics as to the expected time span and goals for each phase.
  • Evidence-based coverage includes the latest clinical research to support treatment decisions.
  • Overview of soft tissue and bone healing considerations after surgery helps you understand the rationale behind the timelines for the various physical therapy guidelines.
  • A Troubleshooting section in each chapter details potential pitfalls in the recovery from each procedure.
  • Over 300 photos and line drawings depict concepts, procedures, and rehabilitation.
  • Detailed tables break down therapy guidelines and treatment options for quick reference.
  • Expert contributors include surgeons describing the indications and considerations for surgery as well as the surgery itself, and physical or occupational therapists discussing therapy guidelines.

Table of Contents

  • Part One: Introduction

    1. Pathogenesis of Soft Tissue and Bone Repair

    2. Soft Tissue Healing Considerations After Surgery

    Part Two: Upper Extremity

    3. Acromioplasty

    4. Anterior Capsular Reconstruction

    5. Rotator Cuff Repair

    6. Superior Labral Anterior Posterior Repair

    7. Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

    8. Tennis Elbow: Extensor Brevis Release and Lateral Epicondylectomy

    9. Reconstruction of the Ulnar Collateral Ligament with Ulnar Nerve Transposition

    10. Platelet Rich Plasma Injection (PRP) for the Ulnar Collateral Ligament

    11. Surgery and Rehabilitation for Primary Flexor Tendon Repair in the Digit

    12. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    13. Transitioning the Throwing Athlete Back to the Field

    Part Three: Spine

    14. Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion

    15. Posterior Lumbar Arthroscopic Discectomy

    16. Lumbar Spine Fusion

    17. Lumbar Spine Disc Replacement  NEW!

    Part Four: Lower Extremity

    18. Total Hip Arthroplasty

    19. Total Hip Mini Invasive

    20. Hip Arthroscopy

    21. Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of the Hip

    22. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

    23. Arthroscopic Lateral Retinaculum Release

    24. Meniscectomy and Meniscal Repair

    25. Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation

    26. Patella Open Reduction and Internal Fixation

    27. Total Knee Arthroplasty

    28. Lateral Ligament Repair of the Ankle

    29. Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of the Ankle

    30. Ankle Arthroscopy

    31. Achilles Tendon Repair

    32. Surgical Correction for Hallux Valgus Deformity  NEW!

    33. Transitioning the Jumping Athlete

    34. Transitioning the Running Athlete  NEW!

Product details

  • No. of pages: 592
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Mosby 2013
  • Published: November 29, 2012
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323077477
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323291392
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323077484

About the Authors

Lisa Maxey

Jim Magnusson