This comprehensive text covers not only every aspect of musculoskeletal system rehabilitation, but extends even further into such topics as alternative medicine, holistic therapies, acupuncture, neurophysiologic testing, overuse injuries, work assessment, and outcome measures. Each chapter covers the basic science of the subject, clinical assessments as well as rehabilitation options, methods, and their outcomes. While the information throughout the text is presented in a highly structured and concise manner, the subjects are covered in extraordinary detail. This book will serve a wide community and be part of the required reading for healthcare professionals working in disciplines involving musculoskeletal rehabilitation, neuromuscular disorders, burn rehabilitation, and evaluation of pain and pain management.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
The Rehabilitation Process, ICIDH vs ICF.- Physical Forces Used in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation.- Basic Science on Injury and Repair of Skeletal Muscle, Ligaments and Tendons.- Common Physical Therapy Techniques and “Alternative Medicine”.- Principles of Assessment: A Holistic and Case-Based Approach.- Assistive Technology.- Neurophysiological Testing and Intraoperative Monitoring.- Gait Analysis.- Principles of Sports Rehabilitation.- Amputee Rehabilitation.- Cerebral Palsy Rehabilitation.- Rehabilitation of Spinal Cord Injuries.- Burn Rehabilitation.- Rehabilitation After Total Joint Replacement.- Orthopaedic Pain Management.- Back Pain.- Overuse Injuries and Work-Related Injury Assessments.- Outcome Measures and Clinical Governance.- New Evidence-Based Programme for Preventing and Rehabilitating Hip Fractures (Thesis Submitted to the Rehabilitation Board of HKCOS).
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Titolo: Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Assessment, and Enablement
Editore: Springer Verlag
Finitura: Copertina flessibile