Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2018-03-30
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Table of Contents

SectionI Fundamentals
Chapter1 The Physical Therapist Assistant's Role in Orthopaedics
Chapter2 Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System
Chapter3 The Nervous System
Chapter4 Tissue Injury and Repair
Chapter5 General Conditions
Chapter6 Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System
Chapter7 Gait and Posture
Chapter8 Decision-Making for the Physical Therapist Assistant
Chapter9 Manual Modalities
Chapter10 Physical Agents and Mechanical Modalities
SectionII Therapeutic Activities
Chapter11 Therapeutic Exercise
Chapter12 Improving Mobility
Chapter13 Improving Muscle Performance
Chapter14 Improving Balance
Chapter15 Improving Cardiovascular Conditioning
SectionIII The Joints
Chapter16 The Vertebral Column
Chapter17 Cervical Spine and Temporomandibular Joint
Chapter18 Thoracic Spine and Rib Cage
Chapter19 Lumbar Spine and Sacroiliac Joint
Chapter20 Shoulder Complex
Chapter21 Elbow and Forearm Complex
Chapter22 Wrist and Hand
Chapter23 Hip Joint Complex
Chapter24 Knee Joint Complex
Chapter25 Ankle and Foot
SectionIV Special Considerations
Chapter26 The Pediatric Orthopaedic Population
Chapter27 The Geriatric Orthopaedic Population

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