Orthopaedics For The Physical Therapist Assistant

Orthopaedics For The Physical Therapist Assistant

by Mark Dutton
ISBN-10:
0763797553
ISBN-13:
9780763797553
Pub. Date:
04/13/2011
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Overview

Orthopaedics For The Physical Therapist Assistant

SectionI Fundamentals
Chapter1 Orthopaedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant
Chapter2 The Musculoskeletal System
Chapter3 The Nervous System
Chapter4 Kinesiology
Chapter5 Tissue Injury and Repair
Chapter6 Manual Modalities
Chapter7 Physical Agents and Mechanical Modalities
SectionII Therapeutic Exercise
Chapter8 Therapeutic Activities
Chapter9 Improving Range of Motion, Flexibility, and Joint Mobility
Chapter10 Improving Muscle Performance
Chapter11 Improving Balance
SectionIII The Joints
Chapter12 The Vertebral Column
Chapter13 Cervical Spine and Temporomandibular Joint
Chapter14 Thoracic Spine and Rib Cage
Chapter15 Lumbar Spine and Sacroiliac Joint
Chapter16 Shoulder Complex
Chapter17 Elbow and Forearm Complex
Chapter18 Wrist and Hand
Chapter19 Hip
Chapter20 Knee Joint Complex
Chapter21 Ankle and Foot
SectionIV Special Considerations
Chapter22 The Pediatric Orthopaedic Population
Chapter23 The Geriatric Orthopaedic Population
Chapter24 Women's Health
Chapter25 Gait and Posture
AppendixA Guide for Conduct of the Physical Therapist Assistant
AppendixB American Physical Therapy Association's Documentation Guidelines
AppendixC Commonly Used Abbreviations in Orthopaedics
AppendixD Common Laboratory Values
AppendixE PNF Terms and Techniques

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763797553
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 04/13/2011
Edition description: 1
Pages: 760
Sales rank: 400,219
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.60(d)

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Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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