Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation / Edition 2

Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation / Edition 2

by Michelle M. Lusardi, Caroline C. Nielsen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750674792

ISBN-13: 9780750674799

Pub. Date: 06/27/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Up-to-date and authoritative, this resource provides essential information about orthotic/prosthetic prescription and fabrication to give you a foundation for gait assessment, both preintervention and postintervention. Whether you are a student or a clinician, if you work with patients with neuromuscular and musculoskeletal impairments, you will find this text…  See more details below

Overview

Up-to-date and authoritative, this resource provides essential information about orthotic/prosthetic prescription and fabrication to give you a foundation for gait assessment, both preintervention and postintervention. Whether you are a student or a clinician, if you work with patients with neuromuscular and musculoskeletal impairments, you will find this text supplies a strong foundation in and appreciation for the field of orthotics and prosthetics that will give you the critical skills you need when working with this unique client population.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750674799
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/27/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
928
Product dimensions:
8.74(w) x 11.12(h) x 1.53(d)

Table of Contents

1Orthotics and prosthetics in rehabilitation : the multidisciplinary approach3
2Materials and technology15
3Clinical assessment of pathological gait35
4Aging and activity tolerance : implications for orthotic and prosthetic rehabilitation69
5Motor learning and motor control in orthotic and prosthetic rehabilitation93
6An evidence-based approach to orthotic and prosthetic rehabilitation109
7Principles influencing orthotic and prosthetic design : biomechanics, device-user interface, and related concepts135
8Footwear : foundation for lower extremity orthoses155
9Functional foot orthoses179
10Ankle-foot orthoses219
11Knee-ankle-foot and hip-knee-ankle-foot orthoses237
12Orthotics in the management of neuromuscular impairment263
13Orthotic options for knee instability and pain333
14Orthotics in the rehabilitation of congenital, developmental, and trauma-related musculoskeletal impairment of the lower extremities357
15Orthotics in the management of spinal dysfunction and instability397
16Orthotics and therapeutic interventions in the management of scoliosis427
17Orthotics in the management of hand dysfunction449
18Splinting, orthotics, and prosthetics in the management of burns469
19Adaptive seating in the management of neuromuscular and musculoskeletal impairment489
20Etiology of amputation519
21Conservative management of the high-risk foot533
22Amputation surgeries for the lower limb563
23Postoperative and preprosthetic care593
24Prosthetic feet643
25Postsurgical management of partial foot and Syme amputation659
26Transtibial prostheses679
27Rehabilitation of persons with recent transtibial amputation711
28Transfemoral prostheses745
29Rehabilitation for persons with transfemoral amputation775
30Prosthetic options for persons with high-level and bilateral amputation805
31Rehabilitation for children with limb deficiencies817
32Prosthetic options for persons with upper extremity amputation837
33Rehabilitation for persons with upper extremity amputation859

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