Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy / Edition 1 by Darryl Millis, David Levine, Robert A. Taylor | | 9780721695556 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy / Edition 1

Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy / Edition 1

by Darryl Millis, David Levine, Robert A. Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721695558

ISBN-13: 9780721695556

Pub. Date: 02/03/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy provides comprehensive coverage of physical therapy techniques and intervention for dogs. It is the only book of its kind to bridge the gap between veterinary medicine programs and human medicine programs -- applying the principles of physical therapy to the evaluation and treatment of animals. This unique collaboration among

Overview

Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy provides comprehensive coverage of physical therapy techniques and intervention for dogs. It is the only book of its kind to bridge the gap between veterinary medicine programs and human medicine programs -- applying the principles of physical therapy to the evaluation and treatment of animals. This unique collaboration among veterinarians, physical therapists, and veterinary technicians has resulted in a highly effective program for the evaluation and treatment of animals with debilitating conditions -- one you can easily and successfully integrate into your daily practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721695556
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/03/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Section IIntroduction to Physical Therapy
1History of Canine Rehabilitation1
2Regulatory and Practice Issues for the Veterinary and Physical Therapy Professions5
3Conceptual Overview of Physical Therapy, Veterinary Medicine, and Canine Physical Rehabilitation14
Section IIBasic Concepts of Veterinary Medicine
4Canine Behavior30
5Canine Anatomy38
6Wound Healing: Tendons, Ligaments, Bone, Muscles, and Cartilage100
7Responses of Musculoskeletal Tissues to Disuse and Remobilization113
8Exercise Physiology160
9The Role of Chondroprotectants and Nutraceuticals in Rehabilitation168
Section IIIPatient Assessment
10Orthopedic and Neurologic Evaluation179
11Gait Analysis201
12Assessing and Measuring Outcomes211
Section IVTherapeutic Modalities
13Range-of-Motion and Stretching Exercises228
14Therapeutic Exercises244
15Aquatic Therapy264
16Superficial Thermal Modalities277
17Electrical Stimulation289
18Massage303
19Therapeutic Ultrasound324
20Acupuncture337
Section VPhysical Therapy for Specific Diagnoses
21Common Orthopedic Conditions and Their Physical Rehabilitation355
22Neurologic Conditions and Physical Rehabilitation of the Neurologic Patient388
23Physical Rehabilitation for the Critically Injured Veterinary Patient404
24Physical Rehabilitation for Geriatric and Arthritic Patients411
25Putting It All Together: Principles of Protocol Development426
26Development of a Canine Rehabilitation Facility433
Appendix 1Joint Motion and Ranges441
Appendix 2Comparative Myology of the Dog447
Appendix 3Main Ligament Attachments and Functions465
Appendix 4Sample Protocols472
Glossary487

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