Knee Ligament Rehabilitation / Edition 1

Knee Ligament Rehabilitation / Edition 1

by Todd S. Ellenbecker
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Elsevier Health Sciences

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Knee Ligament Rehabilitation / Edition 1

This resource presents the scientific basis for the clinical application of nonoperative and postoperative rehabilitation of knee ligament injuries. It presents comprehensive coverage of the anatomy and biomechanics of the human knee and in-depth discussion of clinical evaluation, operative and nonoperative rehabilitation methods, and recommendations for specific treatment strategies.

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ISBN-13: 9780443075346
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 06/16/2000
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 465
Product dimensions: 7.32(w) x 10.42(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

BASIC SCIENCE: Anatomy of the Knee. Biomechanics and Biomaterials of the Knee EXAMINATION: Clinical Examination of the Knee. Instrumented Examination of the Knee MENISCUSand MEDIAL COLLATERAL LIGAMENT: Meniscus Tears: Diagnosis and Treatment. Rehabilitation Following Meniscal Surgery. Medial Collateral Ligament Injuries: Diagnosis, Treatment & Evaluation ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT: Non-Operative Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rehabilitation. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction and Post Operative Rehabilitation Following ACL Reconstruction . The Use of Allographs in ACL Reconstruction and Rehabilitative Concepts. Use of Prosthetic Ligament Devices in Reconstruction of the ACL POSTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT: Posterolateral Instability: Diagnosis and Treatment. Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Rehabilitation Following PCL. Non-Operative Rehabilitation of the PCL ADDITIONAL KNEE LIGAMENT REHABILITATION CONCEPTS: Patello-Femoral Joint Considerations/Complications in Knee Ligament Rehabilitation. Optimizing Treatment of Joint Contractures: Arthrofibrosis and Other Complications Following Knee Ligament Surgery. Effects of Immobilization: Rehabilitation Techniques to Minimize the Negative Effects. The Scientific and Clinical Ramifications of Knee Braces. ACL Injury in the Female Athlete: Special Considerations. The Scientific and Clinical Rationale for the Use of Isokinetics in Rehabilitation Following Knee Ligament Rehabilitation. The Scientific and Clinical Rationale for the Use of Open and Closed Chain Rehabilitation in Knee Ligament Rehabilitation. The Kinetic Chain Concept in the Lower Extremity. The Effects of the Foot and Ankle on Knee Ligament Rehabilitation. The Use of Plyometrics in Lower Extremity Rehabilitation. Functional Progression of Exercise Following Knee Ligament Rehabilitation. Proprioceptive Training/Testing of the Lower Extremity. The Effects of Instability on Articular Cartilage of the Knee. Neuromuscular C Oncepts of Knee Ligament Rehabilitation

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