Current Diagnosis and Treatment Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Current Diagnosis and Treatment Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Valuable to practicing physicians, residents,medical students, as well as recertifying physiatrists
Includes timely chapters on sports, trauma, cardiac, and spinal rehabilitation
Covers therapeutic exercise and treatment modalitiesfor pain and dysfunction

Presents a practical approach to the physical medicine and rehabilitation patient, including common pathologies and complications

Focuses on the clinical aspects of physical medicine and rehabilitation with an emphasis on evidence-based medicine

Lays down a foundation of anatomy, kinesiology, and biomechanics before progressing to therapeutic exercise and modalities

Reviews diagnostic and therapeutic procedures performed by physicians such as electrodiagnostics, musculoskeletal ultrasound, and spine and joint injections

Concludes with a comprehensive review of major primary care issues



NASM – Corrective Exercise for Shoulder Impairments

NASM – Corrective Exercise for Shoulder Impairments

13.7 million people per year report having shoulder problems. Rotator cuff tendonitis and shoulder impingement are the most common diagnoses. Make sure that you are prepared to deal with the complexity of the shoulder girdle so you can prevent a problem before it arises. Come cultivate the knowledge base that will help you to foster relationships with licensed healthcare professionals so you can develop a referral stream.

Learning objectives

1. Identify risk factors for shoulder impairments.
2. Explain basic functional anatomy of the shoulder complex.
3. Facilitate movement assessments for the shoulder complex.
4. Differentiate between probable overactive and underactive muscles when shoulder impairments are identified.
5. Develop a basic corrective program for shoulder impairments.
6. Perform basic corrective exercise techniques for shoulder impairments.



Pathophysiology: A Practical Approach 3rd Edition

Pathophysiology: A Practical Approach 3rd Edition


Pathophysiology: A Practical Approach, Third Edition employs a concept-based approach to teaching nursing students the complex, yet essential topic of pathophysiology. The Third Edition offers an innovative, user-friendly approach and serves as a practical guide to understanding pathophysiology. Both instructor and students praise this text for its ease of reading, use of dynamic images to bring complex content to life and coverage of current trends.

Pathophysiology: A Practical Approach, Third Edition features updated information resulting from research and current epidemiological trends. The concept-based approach throughout aligns with the recommendations from both the Institute of Medicine and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to promote clinical reasoning and lifelong learning.

New to the Third Edition
• Additional pediatric content
• Coverage of the active learning and flipped classroom approaches to teaching
• Expansion of current and new case studies
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Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Assessment, and Enablement

This text covers every aspect of musculoskeletal system rehabilitation. It 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. A completely new look on the important topic of geriatric hip rehabilitation is included. While the information throughout the text is presented in a highly structured and concise manner, the subjects are covered in extraordinary detail.


Muscular Injuries in the Posterior Leg: Assessment and Treatment 1st ed. 2016 Edition

Taking a multidisciplinary approach to a common and often frustrating problem for athletes and those with an active lifestyle, this book is the first of its kind, addressing muscular injuries to the posterior leg using an in-depth and expansive style that is uniquely dedicated to ensuring all content is explicitly linked to the practical care of patients with calf pain. It is divided thematically into three sections. The first section covers underlying principles involved in these issues, including anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology of injury and neurophysiology of musculoskeletal pain. Clinical assessment techniques and imaging are covered in the second section. The third section on treatment is the most expansive, discussing acute, sub-acute and chronic posterior leg muscle injuries, as well as surgical management, rehabilitation techniques, complementary medicine and special populations. Overall, the book is designed to use muscular injuries of the posterior leg to as a means to understand the assessment and treatment of muscular injuries more broadly. Taken together, it is the consummate source for orthopedists, doctors in sports medicine, podiatrists, rehabilitation professionals and primary care physicians who treat muscular injuries in the posterior leg, though readers will gain a conceptual and practical framework for the assessment and treatment of muscular injuries in general.


Mechanisms and Management of Pain for the Physical Therapist Second Edition

Comprehensive in scope and invaluable for both practitioners and students, Mechanisms and Management of Pain for the Physical Therapist, 2nd Edition, thoroughly covers the wide range of issues requiring the interdisciplinary management of pain. Joined by more than 20 international contributors, Dr. Kathleen Sluka provides a practical, evidence-based framework for understanding the basics of pain mechanisms and management. This highly regarded, updated text covers the basics of pain neurobiology and reviews evidence on the mechanisms of action of physical therapy treatments, as well as their clinical effectiveness in specific pain syndromes.

The second edition features:

  • Basic Concepts and Mechanisms – provides a clear infrastructure for the rest of the book.
  • Physical Therapy Pain Management – focuses attention on pain regardless of medical diagnosis, using evidence to support clinical decision making.
  • Interdisciplinary Pain Management – includes both medical management of pain and psychological approaches to pain.
  • Case Studies –  discuss a series of pain syndromes using an evidence-based approach.


Movement Disorders Rehabilitation 1st ed

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Locomotion and Posture in Older Adults: The Role of Aging and Movement Disorders 1st ed

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Physical Therapy Clinical Handbook for PTAs 3rd Edition

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Physical Therapy Clinical Handbook for PTAs, Third Edition is a concise clinical guide designed specifically to help physical therapist assistant students and practitioners easily obtain helpful evidence-based information. This succinct handbook covers the evaluative as well as the interventional aspect of physical therapy and offers immediate guidance concerning physical therapy data collection and interventions, including musculoskeletal, neurologic, cardiopulmonary, integumentary, geriatric, pediatric, and acute care interventions.

This Third Edition reflects updates featured in the APTA’s Guide to Physical Therapist Practice 3.0, as well as contemporary documentation requirements and best practices. With its user-friendly format that includes tabbed sections for easy referencing and the inclusion of clinical pearls for the PTA, this handbook is a valuable resource for PTA practitioners and students alike.

• Features new, easy-to-reference medication tables for interventions covered in the text
• Includes extensively revised integumentary content, with illustrations of cancerous skin lesions and vascular ulcerations as well as coverage of dressing choices for wound care management
• Addresses Electronic Medical Records as part of clinical documentation coverage, along with ICF terminology and the APTA’s defensible documentation guidelines
• Provides a range of additional content in covering geriatric interventions, including general considerations for common geriatric-related conditions, an explanation of Medicare Parts C and D, and levels of supervision for the PTA with the Medicare patient
• Features an expanded section on domestic violence and elder abuse in relation to its discussion of safety in the clinical environment
• Incorporates a prosthetic wear-time schedule
• Includes kyphoplasty considerations in detailing spinal surgery procedures and precautions

Applicable Courses:
• Clinical Practicum
• Clinical Education
• Clinical Experience


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