Therapeutic Modalities / Edition 3

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This trend-setting book has been thoroughly updated to reflect the evolving needs of athletic trainers, while keeping the unifying theme of the injury response cycle that contributed to the success of the 1st edition.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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An entry-level therapeutic modalities text, offering a balance between theory and application. Coverage includes the injury response process, physiology and psychology of pain, and development and delivery of treatment protocol. Chapters detail concepts and application of thermal, electrical, ultrasound, and mechanical modalities, with information on rationale, equipment, and contraindications. Includes chapter summaries, case studies, and quizes. Includes b&w photos and reference appendices. This is a second edition of the previously titled Therapeutic Modalities for Athletic Trainers. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803611399
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 3/28/2004
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.25 (h) x 1.25 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The Injury Response Process 1
Ch. 2 The Physiology and Psychology of Pain 36
Ch. 3 Development and Delivery of Treatment Protocol 68
Ch. 4 Thermal Agents 110
Ch. 5 Electrical Agents 170
Ch. 6 Ultrasound 269
Ch. 7 Mechanical Modalities 305
Answers to Chapter Quizzes 346
App. A Trigger Points and Pain Patterns 349
App. B Physical Properties Governing Therapeutic Modalities 352
App. C Motor Points 358
App. D Medical Shorthand 363
Book Glossary 367
Index 381
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