Key Features

* The two-colour design highlights important information -- readers can access it fast! * Helpful chapter outlines summarise upcoming content information. * Discusses new concepts in physiotherapy treatment that help the reader apply appropriate treatment methods to each client. * More than 130 new and redrawn artworks. * New larger format. * Seven chapters covering new concepts in physiotherapy treatment.

Table of Contents

GENERAL TOPICS 1. Bone and Joint Pathology 2. Fractures - Clinical 3. The Mechanics of Lower Limb Orthoses ORTHOPAEDIC DISORDERS 4. Surgery for Spinal Disorders 5. Surgery for Lower Limb Arthritis in the Adult 6. Physiotherapy Following Surgery of the Lower Limb 7. Surgery to the Upper Limb 8. Rehabilitation following Upper Limb Surgery 9. Osteoporosis PAEDIATRIC CONDITIONS 10. Childhood Disorders of the Hip and Inequality of Leg Length 11. Diagnosis and Orthopaedic Management of Gait Probes 12. Degeneration of the Lumber Spine 13. Spinal Deformities TREATMENT OPTIONS 14. Examination of A Musculoskeletal Condition 15. Analysing the Case History of a Musculoskeletal Patient 16. Functional Restoration Programme 17. The Neuromusculoskeletal Environmental Interactions Concept 18. Isokinetics 19. Return to Fitness 20. An Introduction to NAGS, SNAGS, MWMs


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About the author

Marian Tidswell

Affiliations and Expertise

Keele University, Keele