Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation

3rd Edition


  • Michelle Lusardi
  • Millee Jorge
  • Caroline Nielsen
  • Key Features

    • Comprehensive coverage addresses rehabilitation in a variety of environments, including acute care, long-term care and home health care, and outpatient settings.
    • Authoritative information from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition is incorporated throughout.
    • World Health Organization (WHO) International Classification of Function model provides consistent language and an international standard to describe and measure health and disability from a biopsychosocial perspective.
    • Case studies present real-life scenarios that demonstrate how key concepts apply to clinical decision making and evidence-based practice.
    • A visually appealing 2-color design and a wealth of tables and boxes highlight vital information for quick reference and ease of use.

    Table of Contents

    1. Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation: Multidisciplinary Approach
    2. Aging and Exercise
    3. Motor Control and Motor Learning
    4. Evidence-Based Approach
    5. Clinical Assessment of Gait
    6. Materials and Technology
    7. Footwear: Foundation for Lower Extremity Orthoses
    8. Foot Orthoses
    9. Principles of Lower Extremity Orthoses
    10. Orthotic Decision Making in Neurological and Neuromuscular Disease
    11. Orthoses for Knee Instability
    12. Orthoses in Orthopedic Care and Trauma
    13. Orthoses for Spinal Dysfunction
    14. Orthoses for Hand and Upper Extremity Dysfunction
    15. Orthoses in Burn Care
    16. Seating and Wheelchairs
    17. Etiology of Amputation
    18. High Risk Foot and Wound Healing
    19. Amputation Surgeries
    20. Post-Op/Pre-Prosthetic Care
    21. Prosthetic Feet
    22. Partial Foot and Syme
    23. Transtibial Prosthesis
    24. Transfemoral Prostheses
    25. Prosthetic Options for Persons with High and Bilateral Amputation
    26. Early Rehabilitation in Lower Extremity Dysvascular Amputation
    27. Advanced Rehabilitation for People with Microprocessor Knee Prostheses
    28. Athletic Options for Persons with Amputation
    29. Rehabilitation for Children with Limb Deficiency
    30. Prosthetic Options for Persons with Upper Extremity Amputation
    31. Rehabilitation for Persons with Upper Extremity Amputation


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