Clinical Orthopaedic Rehabilitation / Edition 1

Clinical Orthopaedic Rehabilitation / Edition 1

by S. Brent Brotzman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815110340

ISBN-13: 9780815110347

Pub. Date: 12/15/1995

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This text is a practical, clinical guide that provides guidance on the evaluation, differential diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients with orthopaedic problems. In an easy to use format, it covers all orthopaedic conditions and procedures from intial examination through the postoperative or post-injury period, including arthroplasty, fractures, and

Overview

This text is a practical, clinical guide that provides guidance on the evaluation, differential diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients with orthopaedic problems. In an easy to use format, it covers all orthopaedic conditions and procedures from intial examination through the postoperative or post-injury period, including arthroplasty, fractures, and sports injuries. Each chapter is written jointly by an orthopaedic surgeon and therapist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815110347
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/15/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
416

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Hand and Wrist Injuries
-Flexor Tendon Injuries
-Trigger Finger (Stenosing Flexor Tenosynovitis)
-Flexor Digitorum Profundus Avulsion ("Jersey Finger")
-Extensor Tendon Injuries
-Fractures and Dislocations of the Hand
-Fifth Metacarpal Neck Fracture (Boxer’s Fracture)
-Injuries to the Ulnar Collateral Ligament of the Thumb Metacarpophalangeal Joint (Gamekeeper’s Thumb)
-Nerve Compression Syndromes
-Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
-Nerve Injuries
-Splinting for Nerve Palsies
-Replantation
-Dupuytren’s Contracture
-Arthroplasty
-Wrist Disorders
-Scaphoid Fractures
-Fracture of the Distal Radius
-Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injury
-De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
-Intersection Syndrome of the Wrist
-Dorsal and Volar Carpal Ganglion Cysts

Chapter 2. Elbow Injuries
-Evaluation
-Medical Collateral Ligament (Ulnar Collateral Ligament) Injuries
-Ulnar Nerve Injury at the Elbow (Cubital Tunnel)
-Treating Flexion Contracture (Loss of Extension) in Throwing Athletes
-A Basic Elbow Exercise Program (Performed Three Times a Day)
-Treatment and Rehabilitation of Elbow Dislocations
-Lateral and Medical Epicondylitis
-Isolated Fracture of the Radial Head
-Elbow Arthroplasty
-Olecranon Bursitis
-Post-Traumatic Elbow Stiffness

Chapter 3. Shoulder Injuries
-Background
-General Principles of Shoulder Rehabilitation
-Intake Evaluation
-The Importance of History-Taking in Evaluating Shoulder Pain
-General Rehabilitation Goals
-Impingement Syndrome
-Rotator Cuff Tendinitis in the Overhead Athlete
-Rotator Cuff Tears
-Shoulder Instability
-Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)
-Rehabilitation after Shoulder Arthroplasty (Replacement)
-Biceps Tendon Disorders
-Acromioclavicular Joint Injury
-Scapular Dyskinesis

Chapter 4. Knee Injuries
-The Painful Knee: Evaluation, Examination, and Imaging
-Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
-Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
-Medical Collateral Ligament Injury
-Meniscal Injuries
-Patellofemoral Disorders
-Evaluation of the Patellofemoral Joint
-Patellar Tendon Ruptures
-Articular Cartilage Procedures of the Knee
-Baker’s Cyst (Popliteal Cyst)
-Patella Fractures

Chapter 5. Ankle Injuries
-Ankle Sprains
-Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability: Rehabilitation after Lateral Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
-Inferior Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)
-Achilles Tendon Dysfunction
-Posterior Tibial Tendon Insufficiency
-Metatarsalgia
-Hallux Rigidus
-First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Strain (Turf Toe)
-Morton’s Neuroma (Interdigital Neuroma)

Chapter 6. The Arthritic Lower Extremity
-The Arthritic Hip
-The Arthritic Knee

Chapter 7. Special Topics
-Hamstring Injuries in Athletes
-Quadriceps Strains and Contusions
-Groin Pain
-Aquatic Therapy for the Injured Athlete
-Running Injuries
-Shin Splints in Runners
-Return to Play after a Concussion
-Osteoporosis: Evaluation, Management, and Exercise

Chapter 8. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
-Pathophysiology
-Epidemiology
-Symptoms and Signs
-Diagnostic Criteria
-Special Patient Categories
-Diagnosis
-Treatment
-Prognosis

Chapter 9. Low Back Injuries
-Definitions and Common Terms
-Incidence of Low Back Pain
-False-positive Radiographic Studies in Low Back Pain Evaluation
-Risk Factors Previously Associated with the Development of Low Back Pain
-Predictors of Return-to-Work Status of Patients with Back Pain (Chronicity)
-Evaluation of Patients with Low Back Pain
-Physical Therapy Approaches in Low Back Pain Overview of Extension-Flexion Bias

Chapter 10. Common Terms, Modalities, and Techniques Employed in Rehabilitation of Orthopaedic Injuries
-Kinematics
-Terminology for Muscle Contradictions
-Terminology for Muscle Activity
-Therapeutic Techniques Used in Rehabilitation
-Modalities Used in Rehabilitation

Glossary
Index

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