Postsurgical Rehabilitation Guidelines for the Orthopedic Clinician - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323032001, 9780323059008

Postsurgical Rehabilitation Guidelines for the Orthopedic Clinician

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780323032001
eBook ISBN: 9780323059008
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 8th June 2006
Page Count: 608


Designed to help therapists provide post-surgical rehabilitation based on best practices and evidence-based research, this comprehensive reference presents effective guidelines for postsurgical rehabilitation interventions. Its authoritative material is drawn from the most current literature in the field as well as contributions from expert physical therapists, occupational therapists, and athletic trainers affiliated with the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). A DVD accompanies the book, featuring over 60 minutes of video of patients demonstrating various therapeutic exercises spanning the different phases of postsurgical rehabilitation. Examples include hand therapy procedures, working with post-surgical patients with cerebral palsy, sports patient injuries, and pediatric procedures for disorders such as torticollis.

Key Features

  • Material represents the best practices of experts with the Hospital of Special Surgery, one of the best known and most respected orthopedic hospitals.
  • Phases of treatment are defined in tables to clearly show goals, precautions, treatment strategies and criteria for surgery.
  • Many of the treatment strategies are shown in videos on the accompanying DVD, enabling the user to watch the procedure that is discussed in the text.
  • Information on pediatric and geriatric patients explores differing strategies for treating these populations.
  • Treatments specific to sports injuries are presented, highlighting the different rehabilitation procedures available for athletes.
  • An entire section on hand rehabilitation provides the latest information for hand specialists.
  • Information on the latest treatment strategies for hip replacement presents complete information on one of the most common procedures.
  • Easy-to-follow guidelines enable practitioners to look up a procedure and quickly see the recommended rehabilitation strategy.
  • A troubleshooting section provides solutions for common problems that may occur following each phase of the rehabilitation process.
  • Broad coverage addresses both traditional techniques as well as newer methods in a single resource.
  • Clear photos and illustrations show how to correctly perform the techniques described in the book.

Table of Contents

  1. Total Hip Arthroplasty

    2. Total Knee Arthroplasty

    3. Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

    4. Total Elbow Arthroplasty

    5. Metacarpophalangeal Joint Arthroplasty

    6. Hip Fractures

    7. Elbow Fractures and Dislocations

    8. Radial Head Replacements

    9. Contracture Release of the Elbow

    10. Hinged Dynamic External Fixation of the Elbow

    11. Distal Radial Fractures

    12. Schaphoid Fracture

    13. Phalangeal and Metacarpal Fractures

    14. Flexor Tendon Repairs

    15. Extensor Tendon Repairs

    16. Flexor Tenolysis

    17. Upper Extremity Sugical Intervention in Patients with Cerebral Palsy: Musculotendinous Procedures

    18. Ulnar Nerve Transposition

    19. Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint Arthroplasty

    20. Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair

    21. Volar Plate Arthroplasty

    22. PIP Joint Replacement

    23. Dynamic External Fixation of the PIP Joint

    24. Dupuytren’s Fascietomy

    25. Lower Extremity Surgical Intervention in Patients with Cerebral Palsy: Bone and Musculotendinous Procedures

    26. Spinal Fusion in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

    27. Congential Muscular Torticollis

    28. Lumbar Microdiscetomy

    29. Rehabilitation for Osteoporosis

    30. Adult Lumbar Fusion

    31. Hip Arthroscopy

    32. Rehabilitation following Microfracture Procedure of the Knee

    33. Patella Tendon Repair

    34. Proximal & Distal Realignment

    35. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

    36. Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

    37. Meniscal Repair/Transplantation

    38. Rehabilitation following Achilles Tendon Repair

    39. Lateral Ankle Reconstruction

    40. Rotator Cuff Repair: Arthroscopic and Open

    41. Sub-Acromial Decompression

    42. Anterior Stabilization Surgery

    43. Posterior Stabilization Surgery

    44. SLAP Repair

    45. UCL Reconstruction


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