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

Overview

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

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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