The Soft Tissues - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750601702, 9781483280073

The Soft Tissues

1st Edition

Trauma and Sports Injuries

Editors: G. R. McLatchie C. M. E. Lennox
eBook ISBN: 9781483280073
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 2nd August 1993
Page Count: 498
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The Soft Tissues: Trauma and Sports Injuries focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of soft tissue injuries. The publication first offers information on the incidence, nature, and economic effects of soft tissue injury and the anatomy of soft tissues. Discussions focus on economic effects and burden on health care service, nature of soft tissue lesions, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and the skin. The manuscript also examines skin injuries and wound healing and muscle injuries.
The text takes a look at the management of the acutely injured joint, tendon injuries with special reference to the hand, and cold injuries. Topics include open flexor tendon injuries of the hand, closed extensor tendon injuries, insertional tendinitis, cold and muscle injury, prevention of cold injury, and cold and the increased risk of accidents. The manuscript also surveys the imaging of soft tissues; physiological testing in sport performance; effect of ultrasound on the biology of soft tissue repair; and injuries to the head, spine, lower and upper limbs, and the eyes. The publication is a vital reference for sports medicine specialists and readers interested in soft tissue injuries.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors




Part I - General Principles

1 Incidence, Nature and Economic Effects of Soft Tissue Injury

2 Anatomy of the Soft Tissues

3 Skin Injuries and Wound Healing

4 Muscle Injuries

5 Management of the Acutely Injured Joint

6 Tendon Injuries with Special Reference to the Hand

7 Cold Injuries

Part II - Diagnostic Methods and Problems in Practice

8 Imaging of the Soft Tissues

9 Physiological Testing in Sport Performance

10 Gait Analysis

11 The Effect Of Ultrasound on the Biology of Soft Tissue Repair

12 Injuries to the Head And Spine

13 Injuries to the Lower Limb

14 Injuries to the Upper Limb

15 Injuries to the Eye

16 Soft Tissue Pains in the Growing Child

17 Rehabilitation

Part III - Sports Injuries

18 Risks and Injuries in Athletics and Running

19 Risks and Injuries in Rugby Football

20 Risks and Injuries in Orienteering, Fell Running and Cross-Country Racing

21 Risks and Athletic injuries In North American Sports

22 Risks and Injuries in Water Sports

23 Risks and Injuries in Gymnastics, Ballet and Dance

24 Risks and Injuries in Combat Sports

25 Risks and Injuries in Horse Riding Sports



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G. R. McLatchie

C. M. E. Lennox

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