Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Musculoskeletal Disorders, Pain, and Rehabiliation


From sore shoulders to spinal cord injuries, Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 3rd Edition provides you with the knowledge you need to get your patients moving again. This practical and authoritative new edition delivers easy access to the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal disorders and other common conditions requiring rehabilitation. Each topic is presented in a concise, focused, and well-illustrated format featuring a description of the condition, discussion ...
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From sore shoulders to spinal cord injuries, Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 3rd Edition provides you with the knowledge you need to get your patients moving again. This practical and authoritative new edition delivers easy access to the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal disorders and other common conditions requiring rehabilitation. Each topic is presented in a concise, focused, and well-illustrated format featuring a description of the condition, discussion of symptoms, examination findings, functional limitations, and diagnostic testing. An extensive treatment section covers initial therapies, rehabilitation interventions, procedures, and surgery.
  • Put concepts into practice. Practical, clinically relevant material facilitates the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal, pain, and chronic disabling conditions.
  • Develop a thorough, clinically relevant understanding of interventions such as physical agents and therapeutic exercise in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders that produce pain, impairment, and disability.
  • Find answers fast thanks to a consistent chapter organization that delivers all the content you need in a logical, practical manner.
  • Access the full text and image bank online at ExpertConsult.
  • Get a broader perspective on your field from new chapters on Labral Tears of the Shoulder and Hip, Pubalgia, Chondral Injuries, Central Post-Stroke Pain (Thalamic Pain Syndrome), Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy, Radiation Fibrosis Syndrome, and Neural Tube Defects.
  • Stay current with expanded and updated coverage of diagnosis, management and rehabilitation of Cervical Dystonia, Suprascapular Neuropathy, Epicondylitis, Temporomandibular Joint Pain, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Adhesive Capsulitis of the Hip, and Adductor Strain of the Hip.
  • Glean the latest information on hot topics in the field such as cancer-related fatigue, polytrauma, and traumatic brain injury
  • Efficiently and expertly implement new ICD-10 codes in a busy outpatient setting.
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Reviewer: Leslie K Rydberg, MD (Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago)
Description: This guide contains short chapters of basic information on three major areas in physical medicine and rehabilitation: musculoskeletal disorders, pain, and rehabilitation.
Purpose: The purpose is to address both common and uncommon medical issues that a variety of practitioners will encounter in their outpatient practices.
Audience: The book is geared for a wide variety of specialists — internists, physiatrists, orthopedists, rheumatologists, and neurologists. However, some topics are too basic for certain practitioners (i.e. the stroke chapter for physiatrists, the rheumatoid arthritis chapter for rheumatologists), which may limit its usefulness.
Features: The topics are organized into three categories: musculoskeletal conditions, pain, and rehabilitation. Each short chapter tackles one specific topic (i.e. carpal tunnel syndrome) and includes the appropriate ICD-9 codes, definition, symptoms, physical examination, functional limitations, diagnostic studies, treatment, and potential complications.
Assessment: This is a helpful resource for general practitioners in multiple medical specialties. It would be best used as a reference for medical issues that are outside of a practitioner's specialty or for medical issues that are less commonly encountered.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455775774
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 8/11/2014
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 952
  • Sales rank: 614,619
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.70 (d)

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Musculoskeletal Disorders

Section 1 Head, Neck, and Upper Back

1. Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

2. Cervical Facet Arthropathy

3. Cervical Degenerative Disease

4. Cervical Dystonia

5. Cervical Radiculopathy

6. Cervical Sprain or Strain

7. Cervical Spinal Stenosis

8. Cervicogenic Vertigo

9. Trapezius Strain

Section 2 Shoulder

10. Acromioclavicular Injuries

11. Adhesive Capsulitis

12. Biceps Tendinopathy

13. Biceps Tendon Rupture

14. Glenohumeral Instability

15. Labral Tears of the Shoulder

16. Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy

17. Rotator Cuff Tear

18. Scapular Winging

19. Shoulder Arthritis

20. Suprascapular Neuropathy

Section 3 Elbow and Forearm

21. Elbow Arthritis

22. Lateral Epicondylitis

23. Medial Epicondylitis

24. Median Neuropathy

25. Olecranon Bursitis

26. Radial Neuropathy

27. Ulnar Neuropathy (elbow)

Section 4 Hand and Wrist

28. de Quervain's Tenosynovitis

29. Dupuytren's Contracture

30. Extensor Tendon Injuries

31. Flexor Tendon Injuries

32. Hand and Wrist Ganglia

33. Hand Osteoarthritis

34. Hand Rheumatoid Arthritis

35. Kienböck's Disease

36. Median Neuropathy (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)

37. Trigger Finger

38. Ulnar Collateral Ligament Sprain

39. Ulnar Neuropathy (wrist)

40. Wrist Osteoarthritis

41. Wrist Rheumatoid Arthritis

Section 5 Mid Back

42. Thoracic Compression Fracture

43. Thoracic Radiculopathy

44. Thoracic Sprain or Strain

Section 6 Low Back

45. Lumbar Degenerative Disease

46. Lumbar Facet Arthropathy

47. Lumbar Radiculopathy

48. Low Back Strain or Sprain

49. Lumbar Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis

50. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

51. Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Section 7 Pelvis, Hip, and Thigh

52. Adhesive Capsulitis of the Hip

53. Adductor Strain

54. Femoral Neuropathy

55. Hip Osteoarthritis

56. Hip Labral Tear

57. Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Neuropathy

58. Piriformis Syndrome

59. Pubalgia

60. Quadriceps Contusion

61. Total Hip Replacement

62. Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome

Section 8 Knee and Leg

63. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Sprain

64. Baker's Cyst

65. Knee Chondral Injuries

66. Collateral Ligament Sprain

67. Compartment Syndrome of the Leg

68. Hamstring Strain

69. Iliotibial Band Syndrome

70. Knee Osteoarthritis

71. Knee Bursitis

72. Meniscal Injuries

73. Patellar Tendinopathy (Jumper's Knee)

74. Patellofemoral Syndrome

75. Peroneal Neuropathy

76. Posterior Cruciate Ligament Sprain

77. Quadriceps Tendinopathy

78. Shin Splints

79. Stress Fractures of the Lower Limb

80. Total Knee Replacement

Section 9 Foot and Ankle

81. Achilles Tendinopathy

82. Ankle Arthritis

83. Ankle Sprain

84. Bunion and Bunionette

85. Chronic Ankle Instability

86. Foot and Ankle Bursitis

87. Hallux Rigidus

88. Hammer Toe

89. Mallet Toe

90. Metatarsalgia

91. Morton's Neuroma

92. Plantar Fasciitis

93. Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

94. Tibial Neuropathy (Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome)

Part 2 Pain

95. Arachnoiditis

96. Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy

97. Chronic Pain Syndrome

98. Coccydinia

99. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

100. Costosternal Syndrome

101. Fibromyalgia

102. Headaches

103. Intercostal Neuralgia

104. Myofascial Pain Syndrome

105. Occipital Neuralgia

106. Pelvic Pain

107. Phantom Limb Pain

108. Post-herpetic Neuralgia

109. Post-mastectomy Pain Syndrome

110. Post-thoracotomy Pain Syndrome

111. Radiation Fibrosis Syndrome

112. Repetitive Strain Injuries

113. Temporomandibular Joint Pain

114. Thalamic Pain Syndrome

115. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

116. Tietze's Syndrome

117. Trigeminal Neuralgia

Part 3 Rehabilitation

118. Amputations of the Upper Limb

119. Amputations of the Lower Limb

120. Ankylosing Spondylitis

121. Burns

122. Cardiac Rehabilitation

123. Cancer-related Fatigue

124. Cerebral Palsy

125. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

126. Contractures of the Joints

127. Deep Venous Thrombosis

128. Diabetes Foot and Peripheral Arterial Disease

129. Dysphagia

130. Heterotopic Ossification

131. Lymphedema

132. Motor Neuron Disease

133. Movement Disorders

134. Multiple Sclerosis

135. Myopathies

136. Neural Tube Defects

137. Neurogenic Bladder

138. Neurogenic Bowel

139. Osteoarthritis

140. Osteoporosis

141. Parkinson's Disease

142. Peripheral Neuropathies

143. Plexopathy - Brachial

144. Plexopathy - Lumbosacral

145. Polytrauma

146. Post-poliomyelitis

147. Post-concussion Disorders

148. Pressure Ulcers

149. Pulmonary Rehabilitation (Lung Disease)

150. Pulmonary Rehabilitation (neuromuscular)

151. Rheumatoid Arthritis

152. Scoliosis and Kyphosis

153. Spasticity

154. Speech and Language Disorders

155. Spinal Cord Injury (cervical)

156. Spinal Cord Injury (Thoracic)

157. Spinal Cord Injury (lumbosacral)

158. Stroke

159. Stroke in Young Adults

160. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

161. Transverse Myelitis

162. Traumatic Brain Injury

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