Patellar (Kneecap) Pain and Problems: Everything You Need to Know to Make the Right Treatment Decision [NOOK Book]

Overview

Patellar (kneecap) pain is one of the most common reasons patients seek medical treatment. Pain and patellar instability, or tracking problems, are especially concerning in younger people who are physically active. There are different potential causes of patellar pain and home remedies may not always help. The good news is that most patients can be successfully treated without surgery if the source of the pain is correctly diagnosed and the right medical treatment and physical therapy program are followed. Two ...
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Patellar (Kneecap) Pain and Problems: Everything You Need to Know to Make the Right Treatment Decision

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Overview

Patellar (kneecap) pain is one of the most common reasons patients seek medical treatment. Pain and patellar instability, or tracking problems, are especially concerning in younger people who are physically active. There are different potential causes of patellar pain and home remedies may not always help. The good news is that most patients can be successfully treated without surgery if the source of the pain is correctly diagnosed and the right medical treatment and physical therapy program are followed. Two medical professionals have written this eBook to help patients deal with kneecap pain. Dr. Frank Noyes, an internationally renowned orthopaedic surgeon, and Sue Barber-Westin, Director of Clinical Research at the Cincinnati SportsMedicine Research Foundation, team up to provide information that is easy to read and understand regarding patellar pain and tracking issues the treatment options that are currently available, and what to expect as a result of these options.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015988505
  • Publisher: Hillcrest Media Group, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/31/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

Sue Barber-Westin is the Director of Clinical Research at the Cincinnati SportsMedicine Research Foundation. Her work has focused on the clinical outcome of knee operations, methods used to determine the results of studies, differences in neuromuscular indices between male and female athletes, effects of neuromuscular training in female athletes, and prevention of ACL injuries in female athletes. She is an author on 144 scientific articles. Noyes and Barber-Westin are editors of Noyes’ Knee Disorders: Surgery, Rehabilitation, Clinical Outcomes and ACL Injuries in the Female Athlete: Causes, Impacts, and Conditioning Programs. They have written 3 other 3Books on knee ligament and meniscus problems, designed for both patients and medical professionals.
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