Adults with frozen shoulder  Comparison of the effects of high grade mobilisation and low grade mobilisation Book

Adults with frozen shoulder Comparison of the effects of high grade mobilisation and low grade mobilisation


  • Author : Goran Radovanovic
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2013-04-19
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 35
  • ISBN 10 : 9783656415121

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Adults with frozen shoulder Comparison of the effects of high grade mobilisation and low grade mobilisation Excerpt :

Up to five percent of the general population is affected by frozen shoulder and adhesive capsulitis, respectively. Its duration can possibly last three years and physiotherapy is a substantial part of conservative treatment. In particular, mobilisation treatment seems to play a major part, especially in the stiffness dominant stage. There is uncertainty about which mobilisation treatment works best in frozen shoulder. Whereas a stiff joint is commonly treated with success by so called end range mobilisation techniques, there is a widespread belief that this mobilisation referring to the frozen shoulder has negative effects on the condition and its healing. Therefore, it is inappropriate and ought to be substituted by so called low grade techniques. This report undertakes an evidence based approach in evaluating these mobilisation techniques in terms of their clinical effectiveness concerning joint mobility and possible adverse effects. In addition, economic issues are regarded. These evaluations consist of formulating a clearly focused research question, employing a structured search for an answer and critically appraising the findings. As a result, there is strong internal and external evidence to recommend high grade mobilisation techniques in stiffness dominant adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder in comparison to the low grade technique with a difference in the outcomes being small. Particularly, passive abduction after three and twelve months as well as active and passive external rotation after twelve months had a better outcome in comparison to low grade technique treatment. No adverse effects are reported. In addition, economic efficiency demonstrates also slight advantages for high grade treatment. The report finally develops a hypothetical plan of implementing the results into current practice. National policy yet lacks information and advice in this field. Therefore, this result should be utilised within.

Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity  E Book Book

Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity E Book


  • Author : Terri M. Skirven
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2020-01-14
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 2112
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323547154

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Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity E Book Excerpt :

Long recognized as an essential reference for therapists and surgeons treating the hand and the upper extremity, Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity helps you return your patients to optimal function of the hand, wrist, elbow, arm, and shoulder. Leading hand surgeons and hand therapists detail the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of virtually any disorder you’re likely to see, with a focus on evidence-based and efficient patient care. Extensively referenced and abundantly illustrated, the 7th Edition of this reference is a "must read" for surgeons interested in the upper extremity, hand therapists from physical therapy or occupational therapy backgrounds, anyone preparing for the CHT examination, and all hand therapy clinics. Offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of hand and upper extremity disorders, forming a complete picture for all members of the hand team—surgeons and therapists alike. Provides multidisciplinary, global guidance from a Who’s Who list of hand surgery and hand therapy editors and contributors. Includes many features new to this edition: considerations for pediatric therapy; a surgical management focus on the most commonly used techniques; new timing of therapeutic interventions relative to healing characteristics; and in-print references wherever possible. Features more than a dozen new chapters covering Platelet-Rich Protein Injections, Restoration of Function After Adult Brachial Plexus Injury, Acute Management of Upper Extremity Amputation, Medical Management for Pain, Proprioception in Hand Rehabilitation, Graded Motor Imagery, and more. Provides access to an extensive video library that covers common nerve injuries, hand and upper extremity transplantation, surgical and therapy management, and much more. Helps you keep up with the latest advances in arthroscopy, imaging, vascular disorders, tendon transfers, fingertip injuries, mobilization techniques, traumatic brachial plexus injuries, and pain management

Textbook of Remedial Massage Book

Textbook of Remedial Massage


  • Author : Sandra Grace
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2019-10-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 481
  • ISBN 10 : 9780729588195

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Textbook of Remedial Massage Excerpt :

Textbook of Remedial Massage 2e is a comprehensive and practical book for students and practitioners of remedial massage. Written by Sandra Grace and Jane Graves, the text provides expert instruction in commonly used and highly valued remedial massage techniques, including trigger points, muscle stretching and myofascial release. Each technique is accompanied by: step-by-step illustrations and photographs physiological principles current evidence of efficacy contraindications and precautions Detailed approach to assessments including red flags for serious conditions requiring referral Evidence-based approach to assessment and treatment Comprehensive coverage of techniques that are included in remedial massage programs Focus on functional anatomy Assessment videos of major regions of the body and the integration of treatment techniques that are specific to the target tissue.

Grieve s Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Book

Grieve s Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy


  • Author : Gwendolen Jull
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2015-05-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 672
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702066504

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Grieve s Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Excerpt :

Presents state-of-the-art manual therapy research from the last 10 years Multidisciplinary authorship presents the viewpoints of different professions crucial to the ongoing back pain management debate Highly illustrated and fully referenced

Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity  2 Volume Set E Book Book

Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity 2 Volume Set E Book


  • Author : Terri M. Skirven
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2011-02-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 2096
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323081269

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Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity 2 Volume Set E Book Excerpt :

With the combined expertise of leading hand surgeons and therapists, Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity, 6th Edition, by Drs. Skirven, Osterman, Fedorczyk and Amadio, helps you apply the best practices in the rehabilitation of hand, wrist, elbow, arm and shoulder problems, so you can help your patients achieve the highest level of function possible. This popular, unparalleled text has been updated with 30 new chapters that include the latest information on arthroscopy, imaging, vascular disorders, tendon transfers, fingertip injuries, mobilization techniques, traumatic brachial plexus injuries, and pain management. An expanded editorial team and an even more geographically diverse set of contributors provide you with a fresh, authoritative, and truly global perspective while new full-color images and photos provide unmatched visual guidance. Access the complete contents online at www.expertconsult.com along with streaming video of surgical and rehabilitation techniques, links to Pub Med, and more. Provide the best patient care and optimal outcomes with trusted guidance from this multidisciplinary, comprehensive resource covering the entire upper extremity, now with increased coverage of wrist and elbow problems. Apply the latest treatments, rehabilitation protocols, and expertise of leading surgeons and therapists to help your patients regain maximum movement after traumatic injuries or to improve limited functionality caused by chronic or acquired conditions. Effectively implement the newest techniques detailed in new and updated chapters on a variety of sports-specific and other acquired injuries, and chronic disorders. Keep up with the latest advances in arthroscopy, imaging, vascular disorders, tendon transfers, fingertip injuries, mobilization techniques, traumatic brachial plexus injuries, and pain management See conditions and treatments as they appear in practice thanks to detailed, full-color design, illustrations, and photographs. Access the fu

Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant  E Book Book

Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant E Book


  • Author : Robert C. Manske
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2015-05-22
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 632
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323291378

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Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant E Book Excerpt :

Master the role and the skills of the physical therapist assistant! Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 4th Edition helps you apply the principles of orthopedic science to physical therapy interventions. First you will learn how to assess flexibility, strength, endurance, and balance, and then you’ll become a more valuable PTA by learning the essentials of tissue healing, gait and manual therapy, biomechanics and kinesiology, and the management of orthopedic patients by region and condition. This edition includes a new full-color design and illustrations, and broadens its scope with new chapters on topics such as musculoskeletal imaging and women’s issues related to physical rehabilitation. Written by clinician and educator Robert Manske, along with a team of expert contributors, this text is your complete guide to success in physical therapist assisting! Comprehensive coverage addresses not only core concepts related to orthopedic care, but also includes biomechanics, pharmacology, in-depth reviews of the types of tissue healing, and the PTA's role in physical assessment and interventions. Over 600 illustrations and 75 summary tables reinforce orthopedic concepts and procedures. A focus on critical thinking and application prepares you for the treatment room and for the clinical practicum portions of the curriculum. Review questions at the end of each chapter prepare you for the kind of critical thinking you will be required to do in practice. Key terms and learning objectives begin each chapter, serving as checkpoints for understanding and helping you study effectively for examinations. Glossaries in each chapter make it easy to find definitions of key terminology. Useful appendices provide a quick reference to information such as commonly used medications, fracture eponyms, and reference ranges for lab tests. NEW Differential Diagnosis and Emergent Conditions chapter shows how similar symptoms can mask potentially dangerous

Shoulder Arthroscopy Book

Shoulder Arthroscopy


  • Author : Giuseppe Milano
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-12-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 622
  • ISBN 10 : 9781447154273

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Shoulder Arthroscopy Excerpt :

Shoulder Arthroscopy – Principles and Practice is a comprehensive and fully up-to-date work covering all major shoulder problems and related arthroscopic treatments. Two sections on basic science and principles of shoulder arthroscopy will provide essential information to build primary knowledge on shoulder arthroscopy issues. Shoulder problems and related treatments will be described according to a learning pathway, which will allow the readers to improve their knowledge and skills in shoulder arthroscopy from simple, standardized techniques to more complex and advanced procedures. All chapters will be written by expert arthroscopic surgeons who will provide decision-making algorithms for diagnosis and treatment of shoulder disorders, step-by step-instructions on arthroscopic techniques, and technical “tips & pearls” on how they would perform the procedure. Dedicated section on outcome measurements will help readers in learning principles of outcome research on the topics of the book.

Manual Therapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes E Book Book

Manual Therapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes E Book


  • Author : Cesar Fernandez de las Penas
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2015-04-28
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 656
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702055775

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Manual Therapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes E Book Excerpt :

A pioneering, one-stop manual which harvests the best proven approaches from physiotherapy research and practice to assist the busy clinician in real-life screening, diagnosis and management of patients with musculoskeletal pain across the whole body. Led by an experienced editorial team, the chapter authors have integrated both their clinical experience and expertise with reasoning based on a neurophysiologic rationale with the most updated evidence. The textbook is divided into eleven sections, covering the top evidence-informed techniques in massage, trigger points, neural muscle energy, manipulations, dry needling, myofascial release, therapeutic exercise and psychological approaches. In the General Introduction, several authors review the epidemiology of upper and lower extremity pain syndromes and the process of taking a comprehensive history in patients affected by pain. In Chapter 5, the basic principles of the physical examination are covered, while Chapter 6 places the field of manual therapy within the context of contemporary pain neurosciences and therapeutic neuroscience education. For the remaining sections, the textbook alternates between the upper and lower quadrants. Sections 2 and 3 provide state-of-the-art updates on mechanical neck pain, whiplash, thoracic outlet syndrome, myelopathy, radiculopathy, peri-partum pelvic pain, joint mobilizations and manipulations and therapeutic exercises, among others. Sections 4 to 9 review pertinent and updated aspects of the shoulder, hip, elbow, knee, the wrist and hand, and finally the ankle and foot. The last two sections of the book are devoted to muscle referred pain and neurodynamics. The only one-stop manual detailing examination and treatment of the most commonly seen pain syndromes supported by accurate scientific and clinical data Over 800 illustrations demonstrating examination procedures and techniques Led by an expert editorial team and contributed by internationally-renowned researchers, educators

Shoulder Stiffness Book

Shoulder Stiffness


  • Author : Eiji Itoi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-04-14
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 241
  • ISBN 10 : 9783662463703

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Shoulder Stiffness Excerpt :

This book provides an up-to-date overview of the latest evidence regarding shoulder stiffness or frozen shoulder. All aspects are covered: epidemiology, etiology, anatomy and biomechanics, clinical symptoms, histology and laboratory tests, physical examinations, imaging studies and the various conservative and surgical treatment options. The book is published in cooperation with ISAKOS and reflects the conclusions of the Consensus Meeting of the ISAKOS Upper Extremity Committee in Amsterdam in May 2014, which brought together global opinion leaders in the field. Frozen shoulder itself remains shrouded in mystery. There is ongoing uncertainty over its causation and continuing relative neglect due to the belief that it is a self-limited disease despite the evidence that most patients fail to achieve complete recovery, with many experiencing persistent pain and stiffness. Shoulder Stiffness: Current Concepts and Concerns provides an excellent summary of present knowledge regarding frozen shoulder and will be of value to all who manage the condition.

Physical Therapy of the Shoulder Book

Physical Therapy of the Shoulder


  • Author : Robert Donatelli
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 574
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015052982868

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Physical Therapy of the Shoulder Excerpt :

Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "an anatomy section, examination/evaluation (with video presentations), pathophysiology of the shoulder (with anatomy slides), manual therapy for treatment of shoulder injuries (with video presentations), and an image collection."--Page 4 of cover.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes  E Book Book

Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes E Book


  • Author : Shirley Sahrmann
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2013-09-27
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 380
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323266352

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes E Book Excerpt :

Authored by an acknowledged expert on muscle and movement imbalances, this well-illustrated book presents a classification system of mechanical pain syndrome that is designed to direct the exercise prescription and the correction of faulty movement patterns. The diagnostic categories, associated muscle and movement imbalances, recommendations for treatment, examination, exercise principles, specific corrective exercises, and modification of functional activities for case management are described in detail. This book is designed to give practitioners an organized and structured method of analyzing the mechanical cause of movement impairment syndrome, the contributing factors, and a strategy for management. * Provides the tools for the physical therapist to identify movement imbalances, establish the relevant diagnosis, develop the corrective exercise prescription and carefully instruct the patient about how to carry out the exercise program. * Authored by the acknowledged expert on movement system imbalances. * Covers both the evaluation process and therapeutic treatment. * Detailed descriptions of exercises for the student or practitioner. * Includes handouts to be photocopied and given to the patient for future reference.

Maitland s Peripheral Manipulation Book
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Maitland s Peripheral Manipulation


  • Author : Geoffrey Douglas Maitland
  • Publisher : Elsevier España
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 636
  • ISBN 10 : 8481749443

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Maitland s Peripheral Manipulation Excerpt :

This classic text has become one of the foundational texts for all modern manual therapists. The fourth edition has been extensively revised by two authors who have worked closely with Geoff Maitland and have added invaluable and up-to-date input in the revision of this new edition.

Dutton s Orthopaedic  Examination  Evaluation and Intervention  Fifth Edition Book

Dutton s Orthopaedic Examination Evaluation and Intervention Fifth Edition


  • Author : Mark Dutton
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 2020-01-05
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1680
  • ISBN 10 : 9781260440119

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Dutton s Orthopaedic Examination Evaluation and Intervention Fifth Edition Excerpt :

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The #1 orthopaedic evidence-based textbook and reference guide Dutton’s Orthopaedic: Examination, Evaluation and Intervention provides readers with a systematic logical approach to the examination and intervention of the orthopedic patient. This comprehensive and up-to-date fifth edition strikes the perfect balance in its coverage of the continuum of care of an orthopaedic patient. The content emphasizes the appropriate use of manual techniques and therapeutic exercise while outlining the correct applications of multiple adjuncts to the rehabilitative process. The content reflects the consistent unified voice of a single author–a prominent practicing therapist who delivers step-by-step guidance on the anatomy, biomechanics, examination, and treatment of each joint and region. This in-depth coverage leads you logically through the systems review and differential diagnosis aided by decision-making algorithms and features new coverage on balance, pain assessment, and concussions. New videos on testing and method techniques are available on AccessPT. This edition has an added 10-15 case studies as well as updated chapters to reflect the latest research and treatment techniques.

Therapeutic Exercise Book

Therapeutic Exercise


  • Author : Carolyn Kisner
  • Publisher : F.A. Davis
  • Release Date : 2017-10-18
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1116
  • ISBN 10 : 9780803658547

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Therapeutic Exercise Excerpt :

Here is all the guidance you need to customize interventions for individuals with movement dysfunction. YouÕll find the perfect balance of theory and clinical techniqueÑin-depth discussions of the principles of therapeutic exercise and manual therapy and the most up-to-date exercise and management guidelines.

Musculoskeletal Assessment Book
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Musculoskeletal Assessment


  • Author : Hazel M. Clarkson
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 0683303848

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Musculoskeletal Assessment Excerpt :

Completely revised and updated, this edition presents the principles and methodology of assessing both joint range of motion (ROM)/goniometry and manual muscle strength for the head, neck, trunk, and extremities. Each chapter is devoted to a separate anatomical region and provides knowledge of pertinent surface anatomy and deep anatomy. Excellent photography and illustrations enhance comprehension of techniques and serve as a self-learning tool. New to this edition: New vertical format; second-color added to line art; 200 new photographs; detailed coverage of ROM and muscle length assessment and measurement for each body region; comprehensive coverage of end feels for each joint motion; and chapter relating assessment methods to treatment techniques and activities of daily living. A useful resource for assessment and treatment!