The Athlete's Shoulder

The Athlete's Shoulder

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by James R. Andrews, Kevin E. Wilk, Michael M. Reinold
     
 

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The latest edition of this in-depth look at athletic injuries of the shoulder has been updated to feature 16 new chapters, additional illustrations and algorithms, an added focus on arthroscopic treatments, and pearls that highlight key information. Additional contributing authors give you a fresh spin on new and old topics from rehabilitation exercises to special

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The latest edition of this in-depth look at athletic injuries of the shoulder has been updated to feature 16 new chapters, additional illustrations and algorithms, an added focus on arthroscopic treatments, and pearls that highlight key information. Additional contributing authors give you a fresh spin on new and old topics from rehabilitation exercises to special coverage of female athletes, pediatrics, and golfers. This book offers coverage of arthroscopy, total joint replacement, instability, football, tennis, swimming, and gymnastic injuries, rotator cuff injuries, and much, much more! The large range of topics covered in this text ensures that it’s a great resource for orthopaedists, physical therapists, athletic trainers, and primary care physicians.

  • Presents a multidisciplinary approach to the care of the shoulder, combining contributions from the leaders in the field of orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, and athletic training.
  • Demonstrates which exercises your patients should perform in order to decrease their chance of injury or increase strength following an injury through illustrated exercises for rehabilitation and injury prevention.
  • Illustrates how the shoulder is affected during activity of certain sports with a variety of tables and graphs.
  • Covers a large range of topics including all shoulder injuries to be sufficiently comprehensive for both orthopaedists and physical therapists/athletic trainers.
  • Features 16 new chapters, including Internal Impingement, Bankarts: Open vs. Arthroscopy, Adhesive Capsulitis of the Shoulder, Cervicogenic Shoulder Pain, Proprioception: Testing and Treatment, and more.
  • Details current surgical and rehabilitation information for all aspects of shoulder pathology to keep you up-to-date.
  • Organizes topics into different sections on anatomy, biomechanics, surgery, and rehabilitation for ease of reference.

Editorial Reviews

3 Stars from Doody
Mark R. Hutchinson
This book is designed to serve as a reference on shoulder injuries in athletes. It encompasses topics from general shoulder injuries and examination to sports-specific injuries and rehabilitation. The author's goal in writing this book is to provide a comprehensive textbook addressing not only sports-related shoulder disorders but also those occurring in the active orthopedic patient. In addition, its purpose is to stimulate interest, provoke thought, inspire additional research, and enhance the care of shoulder patients in the future. The book is aimed at clinicians, physicians, therapists, athletic trainers, and others involved in caring for patients with shoulder injuries. Dr. Andrews is world renowned and well respected in his treatment of athletes in many aspects of sports medicine. This attractive book is supported by many figures, tables, and references that serve to enhance the overall presentation of the topic. The chapters on rehabilitation are particularly extensive and helpful. This is an excellent reference for the physician, therapist, or trainer who cares for athletes who may suffer shoulder injuries. Dr. Andrews is preeminent in the field of sports medicine with special expertise in shoulder injuries. Kevin Wilk provides a professional approach and background to rehabilitate the athlete's shoulder both surgically and conservatively. I believe this is an excellent book for the individual or for a library as a reference. I am sure my well-worn copy will sit proudly in my bookcase.
Booknews
For clinicians, physicians, therapists, athletic trainers, and others involved in caring for shoulder patients, this comprehensive textbook addresses not only sports-related shoulder disorders but also those occurring in active orthopedic patients. The volume is organized into four basic sections. The first, on the basic science of the shoulder complex, discusses anatomy and biomechanics. This is followed by the examination section, which includes physical examination, imaging, and arthography of the shoulder. The third section discusses the recognition and treatment of various pathologies. The last section discusses specific topics in rehabilitation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Mark R Hutchinson, MD (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine)
Description: This book is designed to serve as a reference on shoulder injuries in athletes. It encompasses topics from general shoulder injuries and examination to sports-specific injuries and rehabilitation.
Purpose: The author's goal in writing this book is to provide a comprehensive textbook addressing not only sports-related shoulder disorders but also those occurring in the active orthopedic patient. In addition, its purpose is to stimulate interest, provoke thought, inspire additional research, and enhance the care of shoulder patients in the future.
Audience: The book is aimed at clinicians, physicians, therapists, athletic trainers, and others involved in caring for patients with shoulder injuries. Dr. Andrews is world renowned and well respected in his treatment of athletes in many aspects of sports medicine.
Features: This attractive book is supported by many figures, tables, and references that serve to enhance the overall presentation of the topic. The chapters on rehabilitation are particularly extensive and helpful.
Assessment: This is an excellent reference for the physician, therapist, or trainer who cares for athletes who may suffer shoulder injuries. Dr. Andrews is preeminent in the field of sports medicine with special expertise in shoulder injuries. Kevin Wilk provides a professional approach and background to rehabilitate the athlete's shoulder both surgically and conservatively. I believe this is an excellent book for the individual or for a library as a reference. I am sure my well-worn copy will sit proudly in my bookcase.
From the Publisher
"This massive multi-authored opus is a goldmine of precious nuggets of information not readily available in another form. It should find a place in every orthopaedic department's library and on the bookshelf of all healthcare providers with a serious interest in the shoulder." Journal of Joint and Bone Surgery, July 2009

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702036057
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/08/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
896
Sales rank:
844,580
File size:
37 MB
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