Baxter's The Foot and Ankle in Sport / Edition 2

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An injury to the foot and ankle can be devastating to an athlete’s performance. Get your patients back to their peak physical condition using authoritative guidance from the only reference book focusing solely on sports-related injuries of the foot and ankle!

• Authoritative guidance on athletic evaluation, sports syndromes, anatomic disorders, athletic shoes, orthoses and rehabilitation, and more, provides you with the know-how you need to overcome virtually any challenge you face.

• A chapter focusing on sports and dance equips you to better understand and manage the unique problems of these high-impact activities.

• Comprehensive coverage of rehabilitation of the foot and ankle helps you ease your patients’ concerns regarding return to play.

• International contributors share their expertise and provide you with a global perspective on sports medicine.

• Case studies demonstrate how to approach specific clinical situations and injuries.

• Three new chapters on "Problematic Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle," "New Advances in the Treatment of the Foot and Ankle," and "The Principles of Rehabilitation for the Foot and Ankle," deliver more expert knowledge and practice solutions than ever before.

• Expanded chapters guide you through all aspects of treating sports-related injuries of the foot and ankle, from evaluation to rehabilitation.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Meenakshi Garg, MD, MPH (Indiana University School of Medicine)
Description: An update from the 1995 edition, this is a comprehensive review of foot and ankle pathology commonly encountered in athletics. The authors detail pathophysiology of various conditions and review their evaluation and treatment options.
Purpose: The book is intended to update the widely acclaimed first edition with the most current evidence-based medical knowledge. Additionally, the authors expand the review of certain topics, including rehabilitation protocols for ankle and foot injuries, and incorporate advances in the field that have been recognized internationally. All of these are worthwhile objectives, and the results of their efforts have led to another successful edition of Baxter's.
Audience: Physicians practicing sports medicine are the primary audience. Although the book is a great resource for any physician providing musculoskeletal care, it could also be a useful addition to the library of rehabilitation specialists (athletic training/physical therapy), as well as students or residents in sports medicine. Both authors are exceptionally capable and relied upon as foot and ankle experts in their field.
Features: A wide variety of foot and ankle conditions are reviewed. Chapters focus on individual sport syndromes and anatomic disorders such as stress fractures, specific tendon dysfunctions, and great-toe pathology. Both conservative and surgical treatment plans are reviewed. Specific chapters are dedicated to unique topics such as international perspectives on foot/ankle care, as well as injuries more common in dancers, children, and female athletes. The topics of athletic footwear, orthotics, and rehabilitation protocols are particularly well covered. Each chapter begins with an outline, offers numerous illustrations, and highlights clinical pearls useful for readers. Though color would have been useful for certain illustrations, most figures are of excellent quality and supplement the topic appropriately.
Assessment: This is an excellent resource for physicians offering foot and ankle musculoskeletal care. The focus on new treatments and advances in rehabilitation highlighted in this second edition distinguish it from the first edition. The unique inclusion of international perspectives is also much appreciated.
From the Publisher
"Although the book is a great resource for any physician providing musculoskeletal care, it could also be a useful addition to the library of rehabilitation specialists (athletic training/physical therapy), as well as students or residents in sports medicine."
- Doody Enterprises

"The focus on new treatments and advances in rehabilitation highlighted in this second edition distinguish it from the first edition. The unique inclusion of international perspectives is also much appreciated."
- Doody Enterprises

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323023580
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 12/11/2007
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 656
  • Product dimensions: 8.64 (w) x 11.04 (h) x 1.22 (d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I Athletic Evaluation

1 Athletic Evaluation and Management of the Elite Athlete

SECTION II Sport Syndromes

2 Impingement Syndromes of the ankle

3 Stress Fracture: Their Causes and Principles of Treatment

4 Problematic Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle

5 Ankle and Midfoot Fractures and Dislocations

6 Injuries to the Tibialis Anterior, Peroneal Tendons, and Long Flexors and Extensors of the Toes

7 Achilles Tendon Disorders including Tendinosis and Tears

8 Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

9 Functional Nerve Disorders and Plantar Heel Pain

10 Arthritic, Metabolic, and Vascular Disorders

11 Dermatologic, Infectious and Nail Disorders

SECTION III Anatomic Disorders in Sports

12 Chronic Ankle Instability, Non-operative Treatment and Rehabilitation

13 Ankle Sprains, Ankle Instability and Syndesmosis Injuries

14 Osteochondral lesions and Occult Fractures of the foot and ankle

15 Disorders of the Subtalar Joint, Including Subtalar Sprains and Tarsal Coalitions

16 Diagnostic and Operative Ankle and Subtalar Joint Arthroscopy

17 Lesser Toe Disorders

18 Great Toe Disorders

19 Bunion Deformity in Elite Athletes

20 Chronic Leg Pain

SECTION IV Unique Problems in Sport and Dance

21 Ballet Injuries and Rehabilitation back to Dance

22 An International Perspective on the Foot and Ankle in Sports

23 Pediatric Problems and Rehabilitation Geared to the Young Athlete

24 Unique Considerations for Foot and Ankle Injuries in the Female Athlete

25 New Advances in the Foot and Ankle

SECTION V Athletic Shoes, Orthoses, and Rehabilitation

26 The Shoe in Sports

27 Foot Orthoses for Sports Participation

28 Principles of Rehabilitation for the Foot and Ankle

29 Rehabilitation of the Elite Athletes

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