Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant / Edition 3

Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant / Edition 3

by Gary A. Shankman, Robert C. Manske
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0323056695

ISBN-13: 9780323056694

Pub. Date: 10/15/2010

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This is the first book on orthopedic management specifically for physical therapist assistants. It focuses on fundamental scientific principles, as well a clinical applications. The consistent chapter format that includes descriptions of fractures and pathologies, and signs and symptoms for modification of exercise. Excellent chapters on injury, repair, tissue healing

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This is the first book on orthopedic management specifically for physical therapist assistants. It focuses on fundamental scientific principles, as well a clinical applications. The consistent chapter format that includes descriptions of fractures and pathologies, and signs and symptoms for modification of exercise. Excellent chapters on injury, repair, tissue healing, healing restraints relative to therapeutic intervention, and the foundations of therapeutic exercise. Pedagogical features include chapter outlines, chapter objectives firmly grounded in clinical practice, and key terms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323056694
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/15/2010
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I: Basic Concepts of Orthopedic Management

1. Patient Supervision and Observation During Treatment

2. The Role of the Physical Therapist Assistant in Physical Assessment

3. Flexibility

4. Strength

5. Endurance

6. Balance and Coordination

Part II: Review of Tissue Healing

7. Composition and Function of Connective Tissue

8. Ligament Healing

9. Bone Healing

10. Cartilage Healing

11. Muscle and Tendon Healing

12. Neurovascular Healing and Thromboembolic Disease

Part III: Common Medications in Orthopedics

13. Concepts of Orthopedic Pharmacology

Part IV: Mobilization And Biomechanics

14. Fundamentals of Gait

15. Concepts of Joint Mobilization

16. Biomechanical Basis for Movement

Part V: Management of Orthopedic Conditions by Region

17. Orthopedic Management of the Ankle, Foot, and Toes

18. Orthopedic Management of the Knee

19. Orthopedic Management of the Hip and Pelvis

20. Orthopedic Management of the Lumbar, Thoracic, and Cervical Spine

21. Orthopedic Management of the Shoulder

22. Orthopedic Management of the Elbow

23. Orthopedic Management of the Wrist and Hand

Part VI: Management of Orthopedic Conditions by Affliction NEW!

24. Orthopedic Management of Rheumatic Disorders NEW!

25. Orthopedic Management of Pain and Pain Syndromes NEW!

26. Orthopedic Management of Bracing, Orthotics, and Prosthetics NEW!

Appendices

A: Commonly Used Medications in Orthopedics

B: Reference Ranges for Commonly Used Tests

C: Units of Measurement and Terminology for the Description of Exercise and Sport Performance

D: Fracture Eponyms

E: Major Movements of the Body and the Muscles Acting at the Joints Causing the Movement

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