Patella: A Team Approach

Patella: A Team Approach

by Ronald P. Grelsamer, Jenny McConnell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0944480721

ISBN-13: 9780944480724

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: PRO-ED, Incorporated

This resource shows clinicians the newest and most effective solutions to patellar malalignment and pain. With the patella: A Team Approach, readers get a new understanding of the basic nomenclature and the causes of patellar pain. the book provides a rational strategy for diagnosis, with a step-by-step guide to the history and physical examination, a sensible

Overview

This resource shows clinicians the newest and most effective solutions to patellar malalignment and pain. With the patella: A Team Approach, readers get a new understanding of the basic nomenclature and the causes of patellar pain. the book provides a rational strategy for diagnosis, with a step-by-step guide to the history and physical examination, a sensible approach to using imaging studies; and information on the many causes of patellar pain without malalignment. the authors present a hands-on approach to team treatment with guidance in the McConnell Taping Technique, practical application of surface electromyography, the ins and outs of orthotics, and insights and recommendations from two renowned experts in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780944480724
Publisher:
PRO-ED, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2004

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Table of Contents

Contents: What Causes Pain? and Other Fundamental Controversies * Normal and Abnormal Anatomy of the Extensor Mechanism * Applied Mechanics of the Patellofemoral Joint * The History and Physical Examination: The Orthopaedist’ s Perspective * Patellofemoral Imaging * Patellar Instability * Nontraumatic Conditions Related to Malalignment * Patellar Pain Not Related to Malalignment: Differential Diagnosis * Classification of Patellofemoral Disorders * Examination of the Patellofemoral Joint: The Physical Therapist’ s Perspective * Conservative Management of Patellofemoral Problems * Surface Electromyography and Patellofemoral Dysfunction * Biomechanical Management of Patellofemoral Pain and Dysfunction with Foot Orthotic Devices * Surgery * The Failed Patella

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