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Orthopedic Rehabilitation Science: Principles for Clinical Management of Non-Mineralized Connective Tissue
     

Orthopedic Rehabilitation Science: Principles for Clinical Management of Non-Mineralized Connective Tissue

by Katie Lundon, Katie Lundon
 
This unique resource offers a concise presentation of the scientific principles underlying physical management of non-mineralized connective tissues, such as tendons and ligaments. This is the only book that focuses on the development, structure, and function of non-mineralized connective tissues written specifically for physical therapy students and practitioners. It

Overview

This unique resource offers a concise presentation of the scientific principles underlying physical management of non-mineralized connective tissues, such as tendons and ligaments. This is the only book that focuses on the development, structure, and function of non-mineralized connective tissues written specifically for physical therapy students and practitioners. It discusses connective tissue metabolism in health and disease across the lifespan, integrating basic science into clinical applications that illustrate the relevance of concepts to daily practice. Through the discussions in this book, readers will understand the rationale for various intervention strategies in the management of patients with orthopedic problems.

  • This is the first and only book to focus on non-mineralized connective tissues written specifically for physical therapy students, offering complete information on this important subject in rehabilitative practice.
  • Outlines the essential knowledge behind selecting the appropriate treatment strategy for patients with soft tissue injuries and the impact that various management methods can have on soft tissue injuries.
  • Connects experience in clinical practice with the basic science principles underlying non-mineralized connective tissue pathobiology.
  • Unique illustrations provide excellent visual references and highlight key concepts and techniques.
  • Clinical Notes provide further in-depth information that applies concepts to real-life scenarios.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750673471
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/25/2003
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.02(w) x 9.82(h) x 0.47(d)

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