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Orthopaedics for the physical therapist assistant / Mark Dutton.

Dutton, Mark, (author.).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RC925.5 .D88 2019
Barcode: 30731101228066
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9781284139310
  • ISBN: 128413931X
  • Physical Description: xxi, 819 pages ; 28 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Section I Fundamentals -- Chapter 1 The Physical Therapist Assistant's Role in Orthopaedics -- Chapter 2 Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System -- Chapter 3 The Nervous System -- Chapter 4 Tissue Injury and Repair -- Chapter 5 General Conditions -- Chapter 6 Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System -- Chapter 7 Gait and Posture -- Chapter 8 Decision-Making for the Physical Therapist Assistant -- Chapter 9 Manual Modalities -- Chapter 10 Physical Agents and Mechanical Modalities -- Section II Therapeutic Activities -- Chapter 11 Therapeutic Exercise -- Chapter 12 Improving Mobility -- Chapter 13 Improving Muscle Performance -- Chapter 14 Improving Balance -- Chapter 15 Improving Cardiovascular Conditioning -- Section III The Joints -- Chapter 16 The Vertebral Column -- Chapter 17 Cervical Spine and Temporomandibular Joint -- Chapter 18 Thoracic Spine and Rib Cage -- Chapter 19 Lumbar Spine and Sacroiliac Joint -- Chapter 20 Shoulder Complex -- Chapter 21 Elbow and Forearm Complex -- Chapter 22 Wrist and Hand -- Chapter 23 Hip Joint Complex -- Chapter 24 Knee Joint Complex -- Chapter 25 Ankle and Foot -- Section IV Special Considerations -- Chapter 26 The Pediatric Orthopaedic Population -- Chapter 27 The Geriatric Orthopaedic Population.
Summary, etc.:
"With a new full-color design and art program Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant, Second Edition presents a broad overview of the field of orthopaedics. Written for students studying to become a physical therapist assistant, this text is unique in that it combines kinesiology, orthopedic management, and therapeutic exercise, relating anatomy and kinesiology to the examination and pathology of each of the joints. Updated and restructured, the text focuses on each vital area of the body, with individual joint chapters presenting:- A description of the anatomy and biomechanics- Examination techniques- Descriptions of common pathologies and the various strategies, protocols, manual and therapeutic techniques to deal with each- Exercise progressions beginning with lower level progressing through the rehabilitation process- Neurologic aspect of exercise - Inclusion of common functional assessment tools- Case studies"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Orthopedics.
Allied health personnel.
Musculoskeletal system > Diseases > Physical therapy.
Orthopedic Procedures > methods.
Physical Therapy Modalities.
Musculoskeletal Diseases > therapy.
Wounds and Injuries > therapy.
Physical Therapist Assistants.
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