The Patella: A Team Approach / Edition 1

The Patella: A Team Approach / Edition 1

by Ronald P. Grelsamer, Jenny McConnell, Jenny McConnell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0834207532

ISBN-13: 9780834207530

Pub. Date: 04/01/1998

Publisher: PRO-ED, Incorporated

The experts show 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…  See more details below

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The experts show 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 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:
9780834207530
Publisher:
PRO-ED, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
273
Product dimensions:
7.22(w) x 10.28(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1What Causes Pain? and Other Fundamental Controversies1
Ch. 2Normal and Abnormal Anatomy of the Extensor Mechanism11
Ch. 3Applied Mechanics of the Patellofemoral Joint25
Ch. 4The History and Physical Examination: The Orthopaedist's Perspective43
Ch. 5Patellofemoral Imaging57
Ch. 6Patellar Instability79
Ch. 7Nontraumatic Conditions Related to Malalignment87
Ch. 8Patellar Pain Not Related to Malalignment: Differential Diagnosis93
Ch. 9Classification of Patellofemoral Disorders103
Ch. 10Examination of the Patellofemoral Joint: The Physical Therapist's Perspective109
Ch. 11Conservative Management of Patellofemoral Problems119
Ch. 12Surface Electromyography and Patellofemoral Dysfunction137
Ch. 13Biomechanical Management of Patellofemoral Pain and Dysfunction with Foot Orthotic Devices177
Ch. 14Surgery229
Ch. 15The Failed Patella257
Index265

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