Thermal Agents in Rehabilitation / Edition 3

Thermal Agents in Rehabilitation / Edition 3

by Susan L. Michlovitz
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F. A. Davis Company

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Thermal Agents in Rehabilitation / Edition 3

The primary audience for this text is the physical therapist. The student will gain a solid foundation in thermal agents, the clinician will strengthen his or her perspective of thermal agents, and the researcher is given information that will provide ideas for clinical studies on thermal agents. Athletic trainers and other professionals who use thermal agents in their practice should find this text of value.

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ISBN-13: 9780803600447
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 02/28/1996
Series: Contemporary Perspectives in Rehabilitation Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 405
Product dimensions: 7.24(w) x 10.24(h) x 1.08(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1: Foundations for the Use of Thermal Agents
1. Wound Healing and the Use of Thermal Agents
2. Anatomic and Functional Aspects of Pain: Evaluation and Management with Thermal Agents

Section 2: Instrumentation: Methods and Application
3. Instrumentation Considerations: Operating Principles, Purchase, Management, and Safety
4. Cryotherapy
5. Biophysical Principles of Heating and Superficial Heating Agents
6. Hydrotherapy: The Use of Water as a Therapeutic Agent
7. Therapeutic Ultrasound
8. Diathermy and Pulsed Radiofrequency Radiation
9. Therapeutic Uses of Light in Rehabilitation

Section 3: Clinical Decision Making
10. Clinical Evaluation of Thermal Agents
11. The Application of Cold and Heat in the Treatment of Athletic Injuries
12. Use of Heat and Cold in the Management of Rheumatic Diseases
13. Heat and Cold in Hand Rehabilitation

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