Updated and reorganized, the third edition of this popular book uses a problem-oriented approach to present the principles of electrical stimulation, physiology and useful instrumentation as they relate to electrotherapy. This comprehensive text focuses on the clinical effectiveness of electrotherapeutic modalities and their physiologic impact on function and healing. Featuring new case studies and review questions, it also includes new material on the use of electrical stimulation for tissue repair and pain management, improving muscle performance, and increasing functional activity. Physical therapy students and practitioners.
|Publisher:||Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.26(w) x 9.57(h) x 0.88(d)|
Table of Contents
I. BASIC PRINCIPLES OF ELECTROTHERAPY.
1. Physiology of Excitable Membranes.
2. Instrumentation and Product Safety.
3. Principles of Electrical Stimulation.
II. CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF ELECTROTHERAPY.
4. Electrical Stimulation for Improving Muscle Performance.
5. Electrical Stimulation for Tissue Repair: Basic Information.
6. Externally Applied Electric Current for Tissue Repair.
7. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation for Pain Management.
8. Electrical Stimulation to Increase Functional Activity.
9. Other Therapeutic Uses of Electrical Stimulation.
III. CONTEMPORARY APPLICATIONS OF ELECTROTHERAPEUTIC EXAMINATION AND INTERVENTION.
10. Evaluating New Treatments in Electrotherapy.
11. Therapeutic Uses of Biofeedback.
12. Electrophysiological Evaluation: An Overview.