Assessment, Diagnosis, Treatment

Author: Elaine Atkins,Jill Kerr,Emily Goodlad

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702057401

Category: Medical

Page: 560

View: 8715

This refreshing fourth edition of the established evidence-based textbook by Elaine Atkins, Jill Kerr and Emily Goodlad continues to uphold the Cyriax approach to clinical reasoning, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. Renamed A Practical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine, to reflect globally understood terminology, it focuses on the principles and practice of musculoskeletal medicine, providing practical guidance and tips for clinical practice based on extensive clinical experience and evidence. The book is split into three sections. Section 1 presents the theory underpinning musculoskeletal medicine. The histology and behaviour of the soft tissues follow, with a review of the healing process, to enhance understanding of the effects of injury on the soft tissues. The first section ends with the principles of treatment as applied in musculoskeletal medicine and discusses the techniques of mobilization and injection, aims and application, and indications for use. Section 2 adopts a regional approach. Anatomy is presented, including useful tips on surface marking to locate commonly injured anatomical structures. Assessment, lesions and treatment techniques are discussed for each region as appropriate for the stage in the healing process. Section 3 provides resources to support the recording of assessment and to ensure safety, especially whilst learning the musculoskeletal medicine approach. A Practical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine comprehensively and critically discusses current literature. It is a complete reference source for students and postgraduate medical practitioners, physiotherapists, osteopaths and other allied health professionals, including occupational therapists and podiatrists. It is essential reading. Review questions and case scenarios at the end of each chapter to revise key principles of the approach Updates on tendinopathy management (including optimal loading), cervical arterial dysfunction, spinal clinical models and manipulation Over 250 new illustrations and photographs Evolve Resources containing: New taster video clips demonstrating assessment and treatment techniques Self-assessment section Image bank Log on to http://evolve.elsevier.com/Atkins/msk
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Author: Grant Cooper

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 159745009X

Category: Medical

Page: 132

View: 1224

Practicing physical medicine and rehabilitation physician Grant Cooper, MD, provides a concise step-by-step approach to confidently establishing a working clinical diagnosis and finding appropriate treatment options for the most common musculoskeletal ailments. Organized by body region and written with superb clarity, this guide details the important questions to ask in history taking, the physical examination maneuvers appropriate for each pathology, the possible explanations and additional tests needed to diagnose the condition, and the most up-to-date treatment options available. The author offers clear explanations why each step in the history and physical examination is performed and discusses the basic pathophysiological processes involved. The ailments covered include neck and shooting arm pain; shoulder pain; elbow pain; wrist and hand pain; low back, hip, and shooting leg pain; knee pain, ankle pain, and foot pain. Numerous photographs demonstrate the correct hands-on methods for physical examination of the patient.
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An East-west Approach

Author: Alon Marcus

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1556435401

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 750

View: 7529

"An in-depth discussion of approaches to muskuloskeletal and physical medicine integrating Eastern and Western perspectives"--Provided by publisher.
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A Practical Manual for Clinicians in Primary and Secondary Care

Author: Stephanie Saunders,Steve Longworth

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702077267

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 1626

The fully updated fifth edition of Injection Techniques in Musculoskeletal Medicine is a trusted step-by-step guide for a wide range of practitioners who deal with the management of painful joints and soft tissues, particularly in relation to sports and overuse injuries. Area by area guidance is given for each lesion on appropriate patient selection and delivery of the drug. Every technique has its own two-page spread; the first consisting of a detailed but easy to follow description of the causes, positive assessment findings, anatomical details and injection procedure. The facing page shows an anatomical illustration of the region and a photograph showing the landmarks for the injection. This edition features brand new full colour photographs and case studies An online trainer, which covers all the most common injection techniques and aims to test the reader’s knowledge, accompanies this edition. This trainer uses case studies, videos, animations and interactive self assessment on anatomical landmarks, differential diagnoses, assessment criteria, drug selection and technical skills. There is also access to a library of over 50 video clips showing supplementary injection techniques which clearly demonstrate the correct anatomical position for each needle insertion. • Illustrations, references, lesions, drugs, controversies • Chapters on Other Injectable Substances; Landmark and Image Guided Injections • Latest evidence in injection therapy literature • Adapted and simplified practical sections • Brand new full colour photographs • Case studies
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Assessment and Management

Author: Se Won Lee, MD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 1617052752

Category: Medical

Page: 488

View: 4333

Musculoskeletal Injuries and Conditions: Assessment and Management is a practical guide to diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions in clinical practice. More comprehensive than a handbook, yet more clinically-focused than a desk reference, this volume is a one-stop guide for clinicians who deal with musculoskeletal disorders and injuries in the practice setting. The book is organized by anatomic region, from neck to toe, and written in outline format. Each chapter concisely presents the basic knowledge that every practitioner needs to have at the ready in the outpatient clinical context. Taking a uniform approach based on isolating symptoms and the location of the pain, the book presents a uniquely practical template for non-operative management of a broad spectrum of musculoskeletal problems. All chapters include epidemiology, anatomy, biomechanics, physical examination, diagnostic studies, and treatment. Flowcharts for differential diagnosis and initial management are provided for chief complaints. Helpful tables, lists, and over 150 anatomic illustrations supplement the text throughout. Given the increasing importance of ultrasound in clinical decision-making at the point of care, a mini-atlas of normal and abnormal findings for common injuries is presented as part of the imaging work-up. Designed to help busy practitioners diagnose and treat musculoskeletal disorders in the clinic or office, this book is an essential resource for physicians in rehabilitation and sports medicine, primary care, orthopedics, and other healthcare professionals who work in outpatient settings. Key Features: Provides a consistent approach to managing common musculoskeletal conditions based on location of pain Bulleted format and clear heading structure make it easy to find information More than 30 flowcharts map out differential diagnosis, diagnostic approach, and initial management strategy for each complaint Packed with useful tables, lists, and over 150 illustrations of surface anatomy Integrates musculoskeletal ultrasound into the imaging workup, with over 40 normal and abnormal scans to aid in recognizing signature pathologies at the point of care Purchase includes free access to the fully-searchable downloadable e-book with image bank
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Author: Nortin M. Hadler

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781749220

Category: Medical

Page: 339

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This standard-setting book is known for its practical approach to the assessment, management, and counseling of patients with regional musculoskeletal disorders resulting in occupational incapacity. The approach is supported by a display of the relevant science and the author’s philosophy in approaching uncertainties and discrepancies. The Third Edition offers discussions of the current approach to the diagnosis and management of fibromyalgia and its sister functional somatic syndromes. Recent scientific studies explore the treatment of regional musculoskeletal disorders when such a sufferer feels compelled to seek care from a physician, surgeon or "alternative" provider. Dr. Hadler has pioneered an understanding of the interfaces between statutory recourse for disabling regional musculoskeletal disorders and the patient and physician. Witty and persuasive, Hadler’s text is grounded in sound, scientific principles and has been recommended by ACOEM, JAMA, JBJS, and others.
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From Data to Diagnosis

Author: Paul Cutler

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780683301670

Category: Medical

Page: 530

View: 9018

The clinical reasoning process is explained in terms of formation of an initial concept, formation of hypotheses, the further expansion of inquiry tactics, and application of appropriate clinical skills. Over 80 carefully selected cases are featured where pieces of data are interspersed with corresponding pieces of logic. The most common clinical presentations seen in medical practice are covered, and readers get an extensive body of medical knowledge. Compatibility: BlackBerry® OS 4.1 or Higher / iPhone/iPod Touch 2.0 or Higher /Palm OS 3.5 or higher / Palm Pre Classic / Symbian S60, 3rd edition (Nokia) / Windows Mobile™ Pocket PC (all versions) / Windows Mobile Smartphone / Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Vista/Tablet PC
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The Janda Approach

Author: Phillip Page,Clare C. Frank,Robert Lardner

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

ISBN: 9780736074001

Category: Medical

Page: 297

View: 2466

Assessment and Treatment of Muscle Imbalance: The Janda Approachblends postural techniques, neurology, and functional capabilities in order to alleviate chronic musculoskeletal pain and promote greater functionality. Developed by Vladimir Janda, respected neurologist and physiotherapist , the Janda approach presents a unique perspective to rehabilitation. In contrast to a more traditional structural view, the Janda approach is functional—emphasizing the importance of the sensorimotor system in controlling movement and chronic musculoskeletal pain syndromes from sports and general activities.Assessment and Treatment of Muscle Imbalance: The Janda Approachis the only text to offer practical, evidence-based application of Janda’s theories. Filled with illustrations, photos, and step-by-step instructions, Assessment and Treatment of Muscle Imbalanceuses a systematic approach in presenting information that can be used in tandem with other clinical techniques. This resource for practitioners features the following tools: --A rationale for rehabilitation of the musculoskeletal sytem based on the relationship between the central nervous system and the motor system --A systematic method for the functional examination of the muscular system --Treatment processes focusing on the triad of normalization of peripheral structures, restoration of muscle balance, and facilitation of afferent systems and sensorimotor training --The role of muscle imbalance and functional pathology of sensorimotor systems for specific pain complaints, including cervical pain syndrome, upper- and lower-extremity pain syndromes, and low back pain syndromes Assessment and Treatment of Muscle Imbalanceprovides an evidence-based explanation of muscle imbalance. The step-by-step Janda system of evaluation is explained—including analysis of posture, balance, and gait; evaluation of movement patterns; testing of muscle length; and assessment of the soft tissue. The text explores treatment options for muscle imbalance through facilitation and inhibition techniques and sensorimotor training to restore neuromsucular function. It also includes four case studies examining musculoskeletal conditions and showing how the Janda approach compares with other treatments. This text combines theory, evidence, and applications to assist clinicians in implementing the Janda approach into their practice. Assessment and Treatment of Muscle Imbalance: The Janda Approachfocuses on the neurological aspects of muscle imbalance that are common causes of pain and dysfunction in sports and occupational activities. By distilling the scientific works of Vladimir Janda into a practical, systematic approach, this unique resource will assist health care providers in treating patients with musculoskeletal complaints as well as exercise professionals in developing appropriate exercise prescription and training programs.
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A Practical Guide for Therapists

Author: Elizabeth A. Holey,Eileen M. Cook

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049018

Category: Medical

Page: 296

View: 5335

Now in its third edition, this practical clinical guide for both students and practitioners is further strengthened by the addition of online video clips which demonstrate how to apply a range of massage techniques. The text’s research-base and references are fully updated, aiming to provide the reader with the most pertinent evidence to support the use of massage for particular injuries and conditions. New, improved and expanded chapter on Massage in Sport, including section on athletes with disabilities. Written by a sports specialist physiotherapist with experience of working with national teams at world and Olympic level Expanded chapters on Relaxation Massage (formerly Sedative Massage) & Reflex Therapies (formerly Specialized Techniques) Case studies throughout the chapters Evolve Resources – use your unique PIN code to access video clips of tutorials and demonstrations of massage techniques as identified in the book
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Author: David A. Spinner,Jonathan S. Kirschner,Joseph E. Herrera

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461489369

Category: Medical

Page: 151

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The use of ultrasound guidance to perform diagnostic and therapeutic injections is growing at a rapid rate, as is the evidence to support its use. Even with the increased popularity of ultrasound, there remains a lack of formal training or a standard reference book. Atlas of Ultrasound Guided Musculoskeletal Injections fills this void in the literature and will be useful to physiatrists, orthopedists, rheumatologists, pain medicine and sports medicine specialists alike. Broken down by anatomic structure and heavily illustrated, this book is both comprehensive and instructive. The Editors and their contributors break down the basics (both the fundamentals of ultrasound to needle visibility and the role of injections) and explore ultrasound-guided injection for structures in the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, hip and groin, knee, ankle and foot, and spine. Using a clear, heavily illustrated format, this book describes the relevant clinical scenarios and indications for injection, the evidence to support ultrasound use, relevant local anatomy, injection methods, and pearls and safety considerations. It will be a valuable reference for trainees and experienced clinicians alike, for experienced sonographers or those just starting out.
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Author: M. A. Hutson,Richard M. Ellis

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192630506

Category: Medical

Page: 550

View: 968

Contemporary textbook on the core components of the rapidly developing medical disclipline known as Musculoskeletal Medicine designed for clinicians, both medical practitioners and therapists, who wish to advance their knowledge of the evaluation and non-surgical management of back pain and a range of painful disorders of the locomotive system. Provides the reader with advanced knowledge of the conceptual basis, diagnostic challenge, and pragmatic management of dysfunctions of the neuromusculoskeletal system and advanced knowledge of the conceptual basis, diagnostic challenge, and pragmatic management of dysfunctions of the neuromusculoskeletal system.
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Author: Denegar, Craig R.,Saliba, Ethan,Saliba, Susan

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450469019

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 3742

Therapeutic Modalities for Musculoskeletal Injuries, Fourth Edition, offers comprehensive coverage of therapeutic interventions for musculoskeletal injuries, providing the tools for optimal decision making for safe and effective use of each treatment method.
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Author: Martha J. Sanders

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780750674096

Category: Medical

Page: 556

View: 715

This comprehensive resource provides a strong medical, ergonomic, and industrial foundation for understanding and managing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in business and industry. Addressing multiple perspectives - including the individual worker, insurance companies, regulatory agencies, industry, and the medical community, this practical text provides an integrated approach to understanding and management of these conditions. Well-referenced and highly organized, it follows a logical progression that moves from presenting a broad background on the historical and present day phenomena of MSDs, to explanation of the multiple risk factors involved with MSDs, including physiologic, biomechanical, and psychosocial factors. A strong physiologic, biomechanical, and psychological basis for understanding work-related MSDs is provided. A thorough review of medical conditions associated with work-related MSDs is included because they directly affect analysis, assessment, and treatment of MSDs. Actual work-related MSD programs for high-risk industries and populations are presented. A sophisticated outcome assessment model for work-related MSDs provides a practical approach for therapists to use when assessing patients. Content is well organized, beginning with a discussion of the various professional perspectives of those involved with treating work-related MSDs, then addressing the medical diagnosis and treatment, the ergonomic analysis and intervention, and cost-benefit analyses. Extensive referencing throughout provides an evidence-based approach for analysis and treatment of work-related MSDs. A comprehensive discussion is included on the risk factors that contribute to work-related MSDs. A panel of highly recognizable contributors provides expertise so readers can get first hand knowledge from the pros. Content covers home and leisure as well as work-related MSDs to help readers understand how to treat special situations, such as geriatrics, children, and the home. The structure of the book is set up in a logical and easy-to-read manner that offers a client-centered approach as well as a systems perspective on the management of MSDs using a variety of modalities. Each chapter has been completely updated with extensive references to the history of work, latest research on biomechanical and psychosocial risk factors for MSDs, latest ergonomic assessment tools (including EMGs), treatment of MSDs, and regulatory information. Several groundbreaking chapters have been added - The Expanded Definition of Ergonomics, Joint-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders, Ergonomics of Caring for Children, Ergonomics in the Home, and Management of the Older Worker.
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The Skeletal Muscles of the Human Body

Author: Joseph E. Muscolino

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323327710

Category: Medical

Page: 800

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Joe Muscolino’s The Muscular System Manual: The Skeletal Muscles of the Human Body, 4th Edition is an atlas of the muscles of the human body. This approachable, yet detailed, musculoskeletal anatomy manual provides both beginner and advanced students with a thorough understanding of skeletal muscles in a compartmentalized, customizable layout. Each muscle spread shows the individual muscle drawn over a photo of the human body, with an arrow to indicate the line of pull of the muscle, and explains: the muscle name, the origin of that name, Greek and Latin derivations, pronunciation, attachments, actions, eccentric contraction function, isometric contraction function, innervation to two levels of detail with predominant levels in bold, and arterial supply to two levels of detail. This new edition also features robust Evolve resources, an updated art program, and new chapter review and critical thinking questions that encourage you to apply what you have learned to prepare for practice. UNIQUE! Overlay art, consisting of over 380 full-color anatomical illustrations of muscles, bones, and ligaments drawn over photographs, helps identify the positions of muscles and bones in the human body. UNIQUE! Electronic Muscle and Bone Review Program features a base photograph with a skeleton drawn in and a list of every muscle for each major region of the body so students can choose any combination of muscles and place them onto the illustration — allowing them to see not only the muscle attachments, but also the relationship among the muscles of the region. Complete muscle coverage in an easy-to-understand layout makes this text appropriate for novices to anatomy, as well as intermediate and advanced students. Content organized by body region and includes information on how muscles in that region function together and large drawings of the muscles of that region so you can go directly to the topic you are studying. Covers the methodology for each muscle with information for learning muscle actions to explain the reasoning behind each action — and encourage you to learn and not just memorize. A four-color, student-friendly design with sections clearly boxed throughout and checkboxes that help you keep track of what you need to learn and what you have mastered. Customizable format, with checkboxes and numbered lists in each muscle layout, presents basic muscle information for the beginning student in bold type and more advanced information in regular type. Palpation boxes include bulleted steps instructing how to palpate each muscle so you can apply this assessment skill in practice. Evolve website for instructors includes TEACH Resources, a Test Bank, and an image collection so instructors can easily access all of the materials they need to teach their course in one place — and track through the course management system provided via Evolve. Evolve website for students includes access to audio of the author reading aloud muscle names, attachments, and actions for the muscles covered in the book, labeling exercises, and more to enrich your learning experience.
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An Essential Guide for Students

Author: Kevin Banks,Elly Hengeveld

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702042579

Category: Medical

Page: 672

View: 4253

This reference is ideal for students who need support during their neuromusculoskeletal clinical practice in areas such as communication, clinical reasoning, examination and assessment. It is a vital source for understanding the role of mobilization and manipulation in helping to maximize the recovery, rehabilitation and functioning of patients with movement-related disorders. The principles of the Maitland Concept of Manipulative Physiotherapy are applied to each body region so as to guide the student through to the appropriate selection, application and progression of mobilization and manipulation techniques within the context of contemporary physiotherapeutic rehabilitation. A vital companion to the classic texts – Maitland's Vertebral Manipulation and Maitland's Peripheral Manipulation – which promotes a patient-centred approach to neuromusculoskeletal disorders. Learning objectives and self-assessment questions in every chapter enables students to reflect on their knowledge Case studies highlights key aspects of the concepts to clinical practice Clinical profiles for common neuromusculoskeletal conditions Techniques described and accompanied by over 500 images Picture key to identify types of examination, decision-making and techniques within the text
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An Essential Text for the Allied Health Professions

Author: Delva Shamley

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9780750652346

Category: Medical

Page: 470

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"Pathophysiology is a vast and rapidly changing subject in every Medical and Allied Health Professional student's programme. This book carefully selects and captures the key components in each of the subjects presented. Each chapter provides fundamental descriptions of diseases followed by current knowledge on the cellular and molecular mechanisms driving the disease processes." "Pathophysiology is an essential text aimed at advancing students' basic physiology knowledge and applying the clinical context. Undergraduates, postgraduates and practicing clinicians alike will find this book invaluable, particularly as it includes enhanced chapters on muscle, nerve and pathophysiological effects of movement, immobility and ageing."--BOOK JACKET.
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Assessment & Treatment Pocket Guide

Author: Ginger Castle

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803640595

Category: Medical

Page: 300

View: 377

Identifying the information essential to creating an effective client-specific treatment plan has never been easier. This handy resource focuses on assessment as an indispensable tool for massage therapists. With a clear-and-concise writing style, it presents the signs and symptoms associated with the conditions you are most likely to encounter in practice in one easy-to-use reference. Step by step, the author guides you from assessment to treatment, while emphasizing that the role of the massage therapist is not to diagnose a client. Illustrations of the major muscles, trigger points, and pain referral patterns, and charts of common signs and symptoms along with suggested assessments clarify complex concepts.
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Author: Ipsit Brahmachari

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9351524124

Category: Medical

Page: 500

View: 1281

A Practical Guide to Hemiplegia Treatment addresses the physiotherapeutic management of hemiplegia focusing on the wider needs of the patient. Chapters on orofacial rehabilitation, perception, orthotics and management of complications provide a home care programme for hemiplegia patients. 55 images and illustrations enhance the information provided in this comprehensive guide to hemiplegia treatment.
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Foundations and Techniques

Author: Carolyn Kisner,Lynn Allen Colby,John Borstad

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803658540

Category: Medical

Page: 1116

View: 7910

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.
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