Fundamental Orthopedic Management For The Physical...

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Edition 04
Author Manske, Robert
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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
oadens 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!

Table of Contents
Part I: Basic Concepts of Orthopedic Management<
> 1. Patient Supervision and Observation During Treatment<
>2. The Role of the Physical Therapist Assistant in Physical Assessment<
>3. Differential Diagnosis and Emergent ConditionsNEW!<
> 4. Muscle Flexibility and Range of Motion<
>5. Muscle Strength<
>6. Endurance<
>7. Balance and Coordination<
>Part II: Review of Tissue Healing<
> 8. Composition and Function of Connective Tissue<
>9. Ligament Healing<
>10. Bone Healing<
>11. Cartilage Healing<
>12. Muscle and Tendon Healing<
>13. Neurovascular Healing and Thromboembolic Disease<
>Part III: Basis for Movement<
> 14. Fundamentals of Normal and Abnormal Gait<
>15. Concepts of Joint and Soft Tissue Mobilization<
>16. Biomechanics and Kinesiology<
>Part V: Management of Orthopedic Patients by Region<
> 17. Orthopedic Management of the Ankle, Foot, and Toes<
>18. Orthopedic Management of the Knee<
>19. Orthopedic Management of the Hip and Pelvis<
>20. Orthopedic Management of the Lumbar, Thoracic, and Cervical Spine<
>21. Orthopedic Management of the Shoulder<
>22. Orthopedic Management of the Elbow<
>23. Orthopedic Management of the Wrist and Hand<
>Part VI: Management of Orthopedic Patients by Condition<
> 24. Orthopedic Management of Rheumatic Disorders<
>25. Orthopedic Management of Pain and Pain Syndromes<
>26. Orthopedic Management of Bracing, Orthotics, and Prosthetics<
>27. Orthopedic Management Concepts Specific to WomenNEW!<
>Part VIII: Topics in Orthopedics<
> 28. Concepts of Orthopedic Pharmacology<
>29. Musculoskeletal ImagingNEW!<
> A: Commonly Used Medications in Musculoskeletal Medicine<
>B: Reference Ranges for Commonly Used Tests<
>C: Units of Measurement and Terminology for the Description of Exercise and Sport Performance<
>D: Fracture Eponyms<
>E: Major Movements of the Body and the Muscles Acting at the Joints Causing the Movement