Key Features

  • All chapters provide an emphasis on outcome studies and evidence-based practice and include the latest research for the concepts presented.
  • Numerous charts, table and algorithms summarize and visually portray concepts covered in the chapters to provide additional information for clinical decision making.
  • Chapters are written by well-known contributors, including some of the best-known physical therapists practicing in the field today.
  • Provides important information on topics covered in the orthopedic specialty exam.
  • Includes detailed information relevant to making an accurate shoulder assessment as well as the most common shoulder disorders.

Table of 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 Shoulde

Details

No. of pages:
704
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Hanley & Belfus
Print ISBN:
9781560537083
Electronic ISBN:
9781416068600