Physical Agents: Theory and Practice / Edition 2

Physical Agents: Theory and Practice / Edition 2

by Barbara J. Behrens, Susan L. Michlovitz
     
 

By studying all the modalities contained in this new, updated edition of Physical Agents: Theory and Practice, your students will learn how to successfully piece together thermal, mechanical, and electrical modalities with specific therapeutic goals while understanding all of the physiologic ramifications. The authors use a straightforward approach to present the… See more details below

Overview

By studying all the modalities contained in this new, updated edition of Physical Agents: Theory and Practice, your students will learn how to successfully piece together thermal, mechanical, and electrical modalities with specific therapeutic goals while understanding all of the physiologic ramifications. The authors use a straightforward approach to present the material to steadily develop the clinical decision-making skills your students need to be successful practitioners. This text helps students make the connection between the modality and a comprehensive, successful treatment program.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803611344
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
07/16/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
274
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

  1. The Concept of Adjunctive Therapies
    1. Evidence-Based Practice with Physical Agents
    2. Tissue Response to Injury
    3. Patient Responses to Therapeutic Interventions


  2. Thermal and Mechanical Agents
    1. Therapeutic Heat and Cold
    2. Therapeutic Ultrasound and Phonophoresis
    3. Aquatics and Hydrotherapy
    4. Soft Tissue Treatment Techniques: Traction
    5. Soft Tissue Management Techniques: Compression and Edema Management
    6. Soft Tissue Management Techniques: Massage
    7. Electromagnetic Radiation: Diathermy, Ultraviolet, and Laser


  3. Electrical Stimulation for Therapeutic Treatment Goals
    1. Foundations of Electrical Stimulation and Iontophoresis
    2. Electrodes and Lead Wires: Material and Care
    3. Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation
    4. Electrical Stimulation for Tissue Repair
    5. Pain Management with Electrical Stimulation
    6. Interferential Current Therapy in Clinical Practice


  4. Comprehensive Approach to Treatment
    1. Integration of Physical Agents: Clinical Decision Making



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