Part I: Rehabilitation and Diagnosis.- Principles of Rehabilitation.- Diagnostic Imaging.-
Part II: Anatomic Regions.- Traumatic Head Injuries.- Cervical and Thoracic Spine Injuries.- Lumbar Spine Injuries.- Thoracoabdominal Injuries.- Adolescent Shoulder Injuries.- Elbow and Forearm Injuries.- Injuries to the Wrist, Hand, and Fingers.- Pelvic, Hip, and Thigh Injuries.- Knee Injuries.- Lower Leg Injuries.- Foot and Ankle Injuries.-
This reader-friendly book takes a practical approach to caring for the adolescent athlete. Logically organized by joint, the book identifies both chronic and acute injuries in addition to congenital conditions. It details fundamentals, including basic anatomy, joint examination, and patient history. Emphasis is placed on the recognition of injury patterns unique to adolescent athletes and tables are incorporated throughout to assist with diagnosis. This book also highlights return to play guidelines and includes summary pearls. Anatomical photos, x-rays, and MRI scans illustrate all key concepts.
Lyle J. Micheli, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Director, Division of Sports Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, O'Donnell Family Professor of Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
Laura Purcell, MSc, MD, FRCPC, FAAP, Dip Sport Med, Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada