Therapeutic Physical Modalities / Edition 1

Therapeutic Physical Modalities / Edition 1

by Kamala Shankar, Kenneth David Randall
     
 

Physical Therapists and Rehabilitation Physicians will find this new volume on the use of therapeutic agents in rehabilitation to be highly valuable. Among the topics covered are thermal agents, electricity, exercise, injections, manipulation and massage, joint mobilization, taping techniques, traction, aquatic therapy, acupuncture, phonophoresis and iontophoresis,

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Physical Therapists and Rehabilitation Physicians will find this new volume on the use of therapeutic agents in rehabilitation to be highly valuable. Among the topics covered are thermal agents, electricity, exercise, injections, manipulation and massage, joint mobilization, taping techniques, traction, aquatic therapy, acupuncture, phonophoresis and iontophoresis, and mobility aids.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560534341
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/05/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
309
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

1History of Therapeutic Physical Modalities1
2Superficial Heating Modalities7
3Deep-Heating Modalities18
4Iontophoresis and Phonophoresis37
5Cryotherapy47
6Aquatic and Hydrotherapy in Rehabilitation55
7Ultraviolet Light and Laser Therapy77
8Magnet Therapy87
9Electrical Modalities in Musculoskeletal and Pain Medicine98
10Therapeutic Exercise121
11Massage Therapy143
12Spinal Traction161
13Joint Mobilization177
14Taping Techniques as an Adjunct to Rehabilitation194
15A Practical Guide of Biofeedback209
16Acupuncture in the Management of Neuromusculoskeletal Disorders227
17Basic Principles of Injection Techniques239
18Promoting Functional Independence through the Use of Assistive Devices and Durable Medical Equipment261
19Mobility Aids284
Index301

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