Physical Therapy – Treatment of Common Orthopedic Conditions is a highly illustrated, evidence-based guide to the treatment of a range of common orthopaedicdisorders, edited by US based experts in the field.
Divided into sixteen chapters, across three sections, the book begins with a section on upper extremity, including conditions such as thoracic outlet syndrome, rotator cuff impingement, and carpal tunnel syndrome. The second section covers the spine, including sprains and strains, and cervical radiculopathy. The final section focuses on lower extremity, covering conditions such as hamstring strain, tendinopathy, and medial tibial stress syndrome.
Each chapter begins with an overview of important information for diagnosis, followed by detailed evaluation and treatment approaches, which include conservative therapy, as well as complimentary, alternative, medical and surgical interventions. The text is enhanced by 850 full colour images and illustrations.
Physical Therapy – Treatment of Common Orthopedic Conditions references more than 1700 journal articles and books, ensuring authoritative content throughout this valuable resource for physiotherapists.
- Evidence-based guide to the treatment of a range of common orthopaedic conditions
- USA-based, expert editorial team
- References from over 1700 authoritative journal articles and books
- 850 full colour images and illustrations
Neeraj D Baheti PT DPT OCS CSCS
Senior Physical Therapist, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, Sports Medicine Centre for Young Athletes, Oakland, California, USA
Moira K Jamati PT MSPT ATC CSCS
Independent Consultant, Sports Medicine, Orthopaedics, Performance & Rehabilitation, San Jose, California, USA
Section 1: Upper Extremity · Thoracic Outlet Syndrome · Scapular Dyskinesis · Rotator Cuff Impingement · Glenohumeral Instability · Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Section 2: Spine · Cervical Sprain and Strain · Cervical Radiculopathy · Lumbar Sprain and Strain Section 3: Lower Extremity · Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis · Hamstring Strain ·Patellofemoral Syndrome · Patellar Tendinopathy · Achilles Tendinopathy · Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome · Plantar Heel Pain · First MTP Joint Injuries