Key Features

  • Dr. Malanga is a well-known expert in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation, particularly in spinal medicine and orthopedics.
  • The entire book focuses only on whiplash, providing an extremely in-depth treatment.
  • Relatively recent developments in this field, backed by extensive study, have initiated an evolution in the treatment of whiplash injury. Thus, there is a need for a comprehensive presentation of the changed thinking.
  • Includes coverage of the Quebec Whiplash Study.

Table of Contents

1. Whiplash: A Continuing Dilema in the 21st Century
2. Anatomy of the Cervical Spine
3. The Biomechanics ofWhiplash
4. The Pathophysiology of Whiplash
5. Whiplash-Associated Disorders: Prognosis After Injury
6. New Concepts in Head Restraint Technology in the Prevention of Whiplash Injury
7. The Clinical Picture of Whiplash Injury
8. Whiplash-Related Headache
9. Mandibular Whiplash
10. Whiplash-Induced Cervical Facet Joint Syndrome
11. Cervical Disc Pain and Radiculopathy After Whiplash
12. Spinal Cord Injury Following Motor Vehicle Accidents
13. Mild Traumatic Brain Injuryand Postconcussion Syndrome
14. Myofascial Pain After Whiplash Injury
15. PsychologicalFactors in the Treatment of Chronic Pain Associated with Whiplash
16. Imaging of Whiplash Injuries
17. The Electrodiagnosis Evaluation of Whiplash Injuries: A Practical Approach
18. Rehabilitation of Whiplash Injuries
19. The Role of Chiropractic Treatment in Whiplash Injury
20. Medications in the Treatment of Whiplash-Associated Disorders
21. Interventional Spine Procedures for Cervical Whiplash
22. Complementary Medicine in the Treatment of Whiplash Injuries
23. Late Whiplash Syndrome: Current Psychological Theory and Practice
24. Surgical Indications Following Whiplash Injury
25. The Legal System and Soft Tissue Injuries
26. The Future of Whiplash-Associated Injuries

INDEX

Details

No. of pages:
460
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2002
Published:
Imprint:
Hanley & Belfus
Print ISBN:
9781560534389
Electronic ISBN:
9780323474610

About the authors

Gerard Malanga

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Sports, Spine and Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation, Associate Professor, UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School, West Orange, NJ, USA

Scott Nadler

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Sports Medicine, Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, UMDNJ, Newark, NJ, USA