Modalities for Therapeutic Intervention

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-04-21
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
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A volume in the Contemporary Perspectives in Rehabilitation Series, edited by Steven L. Wolf, PhD, PT, FAPTA.

Here’s a current, concise, and evidence-based approach to the selection, application, and biophysical effects of therapeutic modalities in a case-based format with a wealth of photographs and figures.

The 6th Edition builds and expands on the strengths of previous editions and their focus on expanding and strengthening clinical decision-making skills through a hands-on, problem-solving approach.

Table of Contents

I. Introduction to Therapeutic Modalities
1. Therapeutic Modalities Past, Present, and Future: Their Role in the Patient Care Management Model
II. Types of Modalities
2. Cold Therapy Modalities
3. Therapeutic Heat
4. Therapeutic Ultrasound
5. Hydrotherapy: The Use of Water as a Therapeutic Agent
6. Electromagnetic Waves -  Laser, Diathermy, and Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields
7. Spinal Traction
8. Intermittent Pneumatic Compression
9. Foundations of Clinical Electrotherapy
10. Clinical Electrical Stimulation: Application and Techniques
III. Clinical Applications of Modalities
11. Mechanisms of Pain and Use of Therapeutic Modalities
12. Therapeutic Modalities ffor Tissue Healing
13. Electrotherapy for Musculoskeletal Disorders
14. NMES and FES in Patients With Neurological Diagnoses
15. Therapeutic Modalities for Tissue Healing
16. Alternative Modalities for Pain and Tissue Healing
17. Electrophysiological Testing of Nerves and Muscles

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