Orthotics: A Comprehensive Clinical Approach / Edition 1

Orthotics: A Comprehensive Clinical Approach / Edition 1

by J. Edelstein, Jan Bruckner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1556424167

ISBN-13: 9781556424168

Pub. Date: 01/01/2002

Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated

Orthotics: A Comprehensive Clinical Approach by Joan Edelstein, MA, PT and Jan Bruckner, PhD, PT, recognized authorities in the field, provi des essential information about contemporary orthoses to guide the stu dent and clinician to prescribe and utilize orthoses in neuromuscular, musuloskeletal, and integumentary rehabilitation. The text has four sections:

Overview

Orthotics: A Comprehensive Clinical Approach by Joan Edelstein, MA, PT and Jan Bruckner, PhD, PT, recognized authorities in the field, provi des essential information about contemporary orthoses to guide the stu dent and clinician to prescribe and utilize orthoses in neuromuscular, musuloskeletal, and integumentary rehabilitation. The text has four sections: Introduction to Orthoses, which includes modern materials an d biomechanical principles, Orthoses for the Lower Limb, Orthoses of t he Trunk and Neck, and Orthoses for the Upper Limb. Individual chapter s cover orthoses for the foot, ankle, knee, hip, back, neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand. Orthoses for paraplegia, burns, and soft tiss ue contractures are detailed and illustrated. Prescription guidelines, evaluation techniques, goal setting, and training procedures are pres ented.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556424168
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,270,355
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents 

Contents
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Preface

Chapter 1. Introduction to Orthotics
Chapter 2. Foot Orthoses
Chapter 3. Ankle-Foot Orthoses
Chapter 4. Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthoses and Knee Orthoses
Chapter 5. Orthoses for Paraplegia and Hip Disorders
Chapter 6. Evaluation Procedures for Lower-Limb Orthoses
Chapter 7. Trunk and Cervical Orthoses
Chapter 8. Upper-Limb Orthoses
Chapter 9. Orthoses for Burns and Other Soft Tissue Disorders
Chapter 10. Goal Setting and Treatment Planning

Appendix A. Professional Organizations
Appendix B. Sources for Orthoses, Materials, and Components
Appendix C. Websites for Orthotic Materials, Products, and Other Resources

Index

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