Therapy for Amputees

3rd Edition

Editors:

  • Print ISBN 9780443059759

Table of Contents

Introduction. Pre-Operative Assessment. Early Postoperative Treatment. Exercise Programme. Early Mobility. Assessment for Prosthetic Rehabilitation. Prosthetic Services for the Amputee. Normal Locomotion and Prosthetic Replacement. Gait Re-Education. The Hemipelvectomyand Hip Disarticulation Levels of Amputation. The Above-Knee Level of Amputation. The Through-Knee Level of Amputation. The Symes and Partial Foot Levels of Amputation. Advanced Function. Bilateral Amputees. Upper Limb Amputation and Congenital Limb Deficiency. General Advice to the Amputee. The Problem of Pain. Special Cases

Details

No. of pages:
352
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1999
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443059759

About the editors

Barbara Engstrom

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly Therapy Services Manager, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Headington, Oxford

Catherine Van de Ven

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly Physiotherapy Services Manager, Roehampton Rehabilitation Centre, Queen Mary's University Hospital, London