Physical Therapy of the Shoulder / Edition 5

Physical Therapy of the Shoulder / Edition 5

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by Robert A. Donatelli
     
 

The leading reference on shoulder rehabilitation, Physical Therapy of the Shoulder, 5th Edition provides complete information on the functional anatomy of the shoulder, the mechanics of movement, and the evaluation and treatment of shoulder disorders. It promotes current, evidence-based practice with coverage of the latest rehabilitation and surgical

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The leading reference on shoulder rehabilitation, Physical Therapy of the Shoulder, 5th Edition provides complete information on the functional anatomy of the shoulder, the mechanics of movement, and the evaluation and treatment of shoulder disorders. It promotes current, evidence-based practice with coverage of the latest rehabilitation and surgical techniques. Case studies show the clinical application of key principles, and follow the practice patterns from the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, relating to shoulder disorders. Edited by Robert Donatelli, a well-known lecturer and consultant for professional athletes, this book includes a companion website with video clips demonstrating shoulder therapy techniques and procedures.

State-of-the-art coverage details the latest rehabilitation and surgical techniques and procedures of shoulder disorders.
The integration of practice patterns from the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, demonstrates APTA guidelines for managing shoulder disorders.
Case studies in each clinical chapter show the management of real-life situations.
Video clips on the companion website demonstrate examination techniques, function tests, treatment techniques, and exercises.

Updated neurology and surgery sections provide the most current, evidence-based practice parameters.
New case studies are added to show the clinical application of therapy principles.
Video clips on the companion Evolve website demonstrate additional techniques, exercises, and tests.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781437707403
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/19/2011
Pages:
488
Sales rank:
1,054,857
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

I: Mechanics of Movement and Evaluation

1. The Guide to Practice

2. Functional Anatomy and Mechanics

3. Throwing Injuries

4. Examination and Evaluation of the Shoulder

II: Neurologic Considerations

5. Interrelationship of the Spine, Rib Cage, and Shoulder

6. Neural Tissue Evaluation and Treatment

7. Sensory Integration and Neuromuscular Control of the Shoulder

8. Evaluation and Treatment of Brachial Plexus Lesions

III: Special Considerations

9. Impingement Syndrome and Impingement-Related Instability

10. Frozen Shoulder

11. Etiology and Evaluation of Rotator Cuff Pathologic Conditions and Rehabilitation

12. Visceral Referred Pain to the Shoulder

IV: Treatment Approaches

13. Manual Therapy Techniques

14. Muscle Length Testing and Electromyographic Data for Manual Strength Testing and Exercises for the Shoulder

15. Myofascial Trigger Points of the Shoulder

V: Surgical Considerations

16. Shoulder Instability

17. Rotator Cuff Repairs

18. Surgical Approach to Shoulder Instabilities

19. Total Shoulder Replacements

20. Strength Training Concepts

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