Modalities for Therapeutic Intervention / Edition 5

Modalities for Therapeutic Intervention / Edition 5

ISBN-10:
0803623917
ISBN-13:
9780803623910
Pub. Date:
06/21/2011
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
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Overview

Modalities for Therapeutic Intervention / Edition 5

A volume in the Contemporary Perspectives in Rehabilitation Series; edited by Steven L. Wolf, PhD, PT, FAPTA.

Here’s a current, concise, and evidence-based approach to the selection, application, and biophysical effects of therapeutic modalities in a case-based format with a wealth of photographs and figures.

The 5th Edition builds and expands on the strengths of previous editions and their focus on expanding and strengthening clinical decision-making skills through a hands-on, problem-solving approach.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803623910
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 06/21/2011
Edition description: 5
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction

    1. Therapeutic Modalities—A Role in the Patient Care Management Model


  2. Modalities
    1. Cold Therapy
    2. Therapeutic Heat
    3. Therapeutic Ultrasound
    4. Hydrotherapy: The Use of Water as a Therapeutic Agent
    5. Electromagnetic Waves: Laser, Diathermy, and Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields
    6. Spinal Traction
    7. Intermittent Pneumatic Compression
    8. Foundations of Electrotherapy
    9. Clinical Electrical Stimulation: Application and Techniques


  3. Clinical Applications of Modalities

    1. Electrotherapy for Musculoskeletal Disorders
    2. NMES and FES in Patients with Neurologic Diagnoses
    3. Pain and Limited Motion
    4. Therapeutic Modalities for Tissue Healing
    5. Alternative Modalities for Pain and Tissue Healing
    6. Electrophysiological Testing of Nerves and Muscles




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