Orthopaedic Rehabilitation of the Athlete - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455727803, 9780323295598

Orthopaedic Rehabilitation of the Athlete

1st Edition

Getting Back in the Game

Authors: Bruce Reider George Davies Matthew Provencher
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455727803
eBook ISBN: 9780323295598
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 18th December 2014
Page Count: 1680


Prevent athletic injuries and promote optimal recovery with the evidence-based guidelines and protocols inside Orthopaedic Rehabilitation of the Athlete! Practical, expert guidance; a templated, user-friendly format; and online videos of key rehabilitation exercises make this rehab reference ideal for any practitioner working with athletes! 

"The book makes a useful contribution and may also be useful to novice learners".
Reviewed by: Kevin Brownhill, The British School of Osteopathy and osteopath in private practice   Date: July 2015

Key Features

  • Apply targeted, evidence-based strategies for all internationally popular athletic activities, including those enjoyed by older adults.
  • Ensure optimal care from injury prevention through follow up 2 years post injury.
  • Make safe recommendations for non-chemical performance enhancement.
  • Access the complete contents online at www.expertconsult.com, along with downloadable patient handouts, rehabilitation videos, and more.

Table of Contents

Part 1. Shoulder

Shoulder Instability

1. Anterior Shoulder Instability


Nonoperative Rehabilitation Following Anterior Capsulolabral Injury

Postoperative Rehabilitation After Arthroscopic Anterior Shoulder Stabilization

Postoperative Rehabilitation After Open Anterior Stabilization of the Shoulder With or Withour Bone Grafting (Iliac Crest Graft, Latarjet Procedure)

2. Posterior Shoulder Instability


Postoperative Rehabilitation After Open or Arthroscopic Posterior Shoulder Stabilization

Beyond Basic Rehabilitation: Return to Football After Posterior Shoulder Stabilization

3. Multidirectional Shoulder Instability


Nonoperative Rehabilitation of Multidirectional Shoulder Instability

Postoperative Rehabilitation After Treatment of Multidirectional Shoulder Instability

Beyond Basic Rehabilitation: Return to Swimming After Treatment for Multidirectional Shoulder Instability

Superior Labral Pathology (SLAP/Long Head Biceps)

4. Superior Labral Pathology (SLAP/Long Head Biceps)


Nonoperative Rehabilitation of Slap Tears

Postoperative Rehabilitation After Treatment of Slap Tears

Beyond Basic Rehabilitation: Return to Pitching and Throwing After Slap Tear Repair

Beyond Basic Rehabilitation: Return to Volleyball After Labral Surgery (Slap Repair or Debridement and Decompression of Spinoglenoid Notch Cyst)

5. Biceps Tendon Disorders


Nonoperative Rehabilitation of Long Head of Biceps Tendinitis/Tendinosis

Postoperative Rehabilitation After Biceps Tenotomy and Tenodesis

Beyond Basic Rehabilitation: Return to Weightlifting After Biceps Tenodesis

Rotator Cuff Injuri


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About the Author

Bruce Reider

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Emeritus, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine, Head Team Physician, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

George Davies

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Program in Physical Therapy, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia; Associate Editor, Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach, Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, LaCrosse, Wisconsin; Sports Physical Therapist, Coastal Therapy, Savannah, Georgia; Sports Physical Therapist, Gundersen Lutheran Sports Medicine, LaCrosse, Wisconsin

Matthew Provencher

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief, Sports Medicine and Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts