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Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets
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Part of the popular Secrets series, this helpful reference presents basic physical therapy concepts and then introduces different healing modalities, specialties and orthopedic procedures typically prescribed for common injuries such as shoulders and extremities. Common diseases are included as well as more innovative diagnostic tools for physical therapists such as radiology. Each chapter features concise information that includes the author's tips, memory aids and "secrets.� Bulleted lists, algorithms and illustrations provide a quick review of the specific topic discussed. The information is entirely evidence-based, outcome based and up-to-date. All chapters provide an emphasis on outcome studies and evidence-based practice and include the latest research for the concepts presented. Numerous charts, table and algorithms summarize and visually portray concepts covered in the chapters to provide additional information for clinical decision making. Chapters are written by well-known contributors, including some of the best-known physical therapists practicing in the field today. Provides important information on topics covered in the orthopedic specialty exam. Includes detailed information relevant to making an accurate shoulder assessment as well as the most common shoulder disorders. A comprehensive, heavily illustrated new chapter on orthopedic radiology provides a quick review on reading and interpreting radiographs of common orthopedic conditions. A new differential diagnosis chapter describes the process and the purpose of differential diagnosis for physical therapists who are practicing without referral and who need to expand their knowledge of medical problems that mimic musculoskeletal disease.
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I. BASIC SCIENCE 1. Muscle Structure and Function 2. Biomechanics 3. Soft Tissue Injury and Repair 4. Bone Injury and Repair 5. Exercise Physiology II. DISEASE PROCESSES 6. Arthritis 7. Deep Venous Thrombosis 8. Complex Regional Pain Syndromes III. ELECTROTHERAPY AND MODALITIES 9. Cryotherapy and Moist Heat 10. Electrotherapy 11. Iontophoresis, Ultrasound,Phonophoresis, and Laser Therapy IV. SPECIAL TOPICS 12. Stretching 13. Manual Therapy 14. Massage and Soft Tissue Mobilization 15. Spinal Traction 16. Normal and Pathologic Gait 17. Pharmacology in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy 18. Evaluation of Medical Laboratory Tests 19. Clinical Electromyography and Nerve Conduction 20. Orthopaedic Neurology 21. Clinical Research and Data Analysis 22. Evidence-Based Practice 23. Sports Medicine 24. Differential Diagnosis and Medical Screening 25. Pediatric Orthopaedic Physical Therapy 26. Women's Health Issues 27. Wound Healing and Management 28. Management of Chronic Pain 29. Headache 30. Functional Capacity Testing and Industrial Injury Treatment 31. Anatomy Mnemonics 32. Nutrition 33. Spinal Exercise Programs 34. Isokinetic Testing and Exercise 35. Exercise in Aging and Disease 36. Orthopaedic Radiology V. THE SHOULDER 37. Functional Anatomy of the Shoulder 38. Shoulder Impingement and Rotator Cuff Tears 39. Shoulder Instability 40. Adhesive Capsulitis 41. Total Shoulder Arthroplasty 42. Acromioclavicular and Sternoclavicular Injuries 43. Scapulothoracic Pathology 44. Fractures of the Proximal Humerus and Humeral Shaft 45. Nerve Entrapments of the Shoulder Region VI. THE ELBOW AND FOREARM 46. Functional Anatomy of the Elbow 47. Common Orthopaedic Elbow Dysfunction 48. Elbow Fractures and Dislocations: Patterns, Classifications, and Management 49. Nerve Entrapments of the Elbow and Forearm VII. THE WRIST AND HAND 50. Functional Anatomy of the Wrist and Hand 51. Common Orthopaedic Dysfunction of the Wrist and Hand 52. Fractures and Dislocations of the Wrist and Hand 53. Nerve Entrapments of the Wrist and Hand VIII. THE SPINE 54. Functional Anatomy of the Spine 55. Mechanical and Diskogenic Back Pain 56. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis 57. Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis 58. Scoliosis 59. Thoracic Spine and Rib Cage Dysfunction 60. Spinal Fractures and Dislocations: Patterns, Classifications, and Management 61. Temporomandibular Joint IX. THE SACROILIAC JOINT 62. Functional Anatomy of the Sacroiliac Joint 63. Sacroiliac Dysfunction X. THE HIP AND PELVIS 64. Functional Anatomy of the Hip and Pelvis 65. Common Orthopaedic Hip Dysfunction 66. Fractures and Dislocation of the Hip and Pelvis 67. Total Hip Arthroplasty XI. THE KNEE 68. Functional Anatomy of the Knee 69. Patellofemoral Disorders 70. Meniscal Injuries 71. Ligamentous Injuries of the Knee 72. Total Knee Arthroplasty 73. Knee Fractures and Dislocations 74. Nerve Entrapments of the Lower Extremity XII. THE FOOT AND ANKLE 75. Functional Anatomy of the Foot and Ankle 76. Common Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Dysfunctions 77. Fractures and Dislocations of the Foot and Ankle 78. Foot Orthoses and Shoe Design Index

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