Key Features

  • Provides a review of the basic principles of sound wave propagation
  • Discussions of instrumentation include prudent use and safety
  • Offers step-by-step instructions for generating ultrasound images of the deep muscles and associated structures in the region
  • Includes an indepth discussion of the qualitative and quantitative components of image interpretation
  • Provides Guidelines on the integration of ultrasound imaging into clinical practice

Table of Contents

Foreword by Maria Stokes

Preface

Acknowledgements

Dedication

1. Imaging Principles and Instrumentation

2. Image Generation

3. Image Interpretation: Qualitative

4. Image Interpretation: Quantitative

5. Treatment Applications

References

Appendix A: Outline - Lumbopelvic USI Assessment

Appendix B: Outline of the Minimum Requirements for an Ultrasound Imaging Accreditation Process for Rehabilitation Professionals

Appendix C: The Clinical Application of USI in the Treatment of Lumbopelvic Dysfunction: A Case Presentation

Appendix D: Glossary

Index

Details

No. of pages:
200
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702036149
Print ISBN:
9780443068560

About the author

Jackie Whittaker

Affiliations and Expertise

Physiotherapist, Whittaker Physiotherapy Consulting, White Rock, B.C., Canada Instructor, Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association