Therapy for Amputees

3rd Edition

Authors:

  • Barbara Engstrom
  • Catherine Van de Ven
    • 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 authors

    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