Therapeutic Modalities: The Art and Science With Clinical Activities Manual / Edition 1

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This user-friendly text, written in a clear and friendly manner by leading experts in the field, is intended primarily for undergraduate athletic training students. It encourages students to understand both the how and the why of therapeutic modality use so readers become thinking, decision-making professionals. It provides the knowledge needed to evaluate and select the most appropriate modality. All major modalities used to treat orthopedic injury and pain are covered, from electrotherapy to therapeutic heat and cold to therapeutic massage.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781757447
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 10/1/2007
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 399
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Therapeutic Modalities: What They Are and Why They Are Used
Chapter 2: General Application Procedures
Chapter 3: Injury Record Keeping
Review Questions

Chapter 4: Tissue Response to Injury: Inflammation, Swelling, and Edema
Chapter 5: Immediate Care of Orthopedic Injuries
Chapter 6: The Healing Process
Review Questions

Chapter 7: Understanding Pain and Its Relationship to Injury
Chapter 8: Relieving Orthopedic Injury Pain
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Chapter 9: Principles of Electricity for Electrotherapy
Chapter 10: Application Procedures: Electrotherapy
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Chapter 11: Principles of Heat for Thermotherapy
Chapter 12: Application Procedures: Superficial Thermotherapy
Chapter 13: Cryotherapy Beyond Immediate Care
Chapter 14: Application Procedures: Post-Immediate Care Cryotherapy
Chapter 15: Therapeutic Ultrasound
Chapter 16: Diathermy
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Chapter 17: Therapeutic Massage
Chapter 18: Spinal Traction
Chapter 19: Laser and Light Therapy
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Chapter 20: Differential Application of Therapeutic Modalities
Chapter 21: Case Studies Using Therapeutic Modalities
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Appendix: Answers to Review Questions


Introduction: How to Use This Workbook

Activity 1: Records Search
Activity 2: Comparing Various Ways of Providing Compression When Using RICES
Activity 3: Comparing Elastic Wraps and Plastic Wraps on a Spool for Providing Compression
Activity 4: Electrical Stimulation Electrode Application Parameters
Activity 5: Finding Optimal Electrode Placement Sites (Motor Points)
Activity 6: Comparing Old and New Reusable Electrodes
Activity 7: Comparing Single Use with Reusable Electrodes
Activity 8: Iontophoresis to Reduce Scar Tissue/Adhesions
Activity 9: Iontophoresis to Produce Numbness
Activity 10: Comparing Intensity and Duration of Heat Sensation Provided by Various Heat Modalities
Activity 11: Comparing Intensity and Duration of Heat Provided by Various Wraps, Plasters, and Patches
Activity 12: Comparing Intensity and Duration of Heat Provided by Various Sports Creams and a Placebo
Activity 13: Comparing Intensity and Duration of Cold Sensation Provided by Various Cold Modalities
Activity 14: Comparing Intensity of Cold Sensation from Ice Immersion With and Without a Neoprene Toe Cap
Activity 15: Comparing Intensity and Duration of Heat Provided by Ultrasound via Various Coupling Mediums
Activity 16: Comparing Intensity of Heat Sensation Provided by Ultrasound at 1MHz and 3MHz
Activity 17: Comparing So-called Coupling Mediums in their Ability to Conduct Ultrasound
Activity 18: What Healed the Lesion: The Ultrasound, the Antibiotic Ointment, or a Combination of Both?

Activity 19: RICES
Activity 20: TENS: Pain
Activity 21: NMES: Tetanic Contraction
Activity 22: NMES: Twitch Contraction
Activity 23: Whirlpool
Activity 24: Hot Pack
Activity 25: Paraffin Bath
Activity 26: Cryokinetics
Activity 27: Cryostretch
Activity 28: Lymph Edema Pump
Activity 29: Ultrasound
Activity 30: Pulsed Shortwave Diathermy
Activity 31: Massage
Activity 32: Cervical Traction
Activity 33: Lumbar Traction
Activity 34: Light T

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