Sports Injuries

Author: Lars Peterson
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
ISBN: 9780736036214
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This popular handbook comprehensively covers the prevention and treatment of sports injuries, and is thus essential reading for all athletes, trainers, physio-therapists and doctors The book covers all international sports and features extensive use of action photographs.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocketpedia

Author: Matthew Shatzer, DO
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 1617052930
Format: PDF, Docs
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Pocketpedia is the essential quick reference for medical students, residents, and attending physicians in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Designed for the busy clinician, this pocket-sized compendium is crammed with useful tables, charts, illustrations, and clinical tips and guidelines for effective patient care and restoration of function. Covering core topics in PM&R and field-tested in the clinic and at the bedside over two successful editions, this indispensable resource delivers the information practitioners need on a daily basis. The Third Edition has been reorganized and thoroughly updated to include the latest evidence-based treatment recommendations and protocols. Features PM&R in your pocket—perfect for rounding or concise review Distills the practical essentials with focused coverage of key topics New chapters on Ultrasound, Cancer Rehabilitation, Acupuncture, and Quality Improvement Expanded coverage of musculoskeletal rehabilitation, concussion, and interventional pain procedures Enhanced illustrations and charts Now includes downloadable ebook for anytime access on mobile devices or computer

Athletic Training and Sports Medicine

Author: Robert C. Schenck
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780892031726
Format: PDF
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Completely revised and expanded, this comprehensive guide will benefit everyone who treats athletic injuries, including primary care physicians, sports physical therapists, orthopaedic surgeons, and physician assistants. The collaboration of athletic trainers and sports medicine physicians brings you a balanced, in-depth review.This new edition guides you through anatomy, types of injuries, and suggested treatment and rehabilitation programs for sports related injuries in 12 anatomic areas. It also includes medical conditions that impact the entire body. You'll explore common sports injuries, acute treatment, and rehabilitation.This text, now in its third edition, has been a dynamic text for both the practicing athletic trainer and student athletic trainer for many years. This newest edition, which captures the essence of the two previous editions without narrowing their scope, focuses on current sports medicine issues and necessary updates.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review Third Edition

Author: Dr. Sara J. Cuccurullo, MD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 1617052019
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Doody's Core Title 2013! "This book does an excellent job and is currently the only known review book for physiatrists. The author has done it again, producing an excellent, concise resource that provides clinicians with an optimal solution for studying for the written board examination." --Doodys Reviews This third edition of the incomparable review bible for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Examination has been completely updated to reflect current practice and the core knowledge tested on the exam. Known for its organization, consistency, and clarity, the book distills the essentials and provides focused reviews of all major topics. Coverage is expanded in the third edition to include dedicated sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound that reflect new board requirements. Written in outline format for readability and easy access to information, content is modeled after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide. To aid in information retention, ìPearlsî are designated with an open-book icon to highlight key concepts and stress clinical and board-eligible aspects of each topic. The text is divided into major subspecialty areas written by authors with clinical expertise in each subject area, and content is reviewed by senior specialists to ensure the utmost accuracy. More than 500 high-quality illustrations clarify and reinforce concepts. The book also provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout and includes a section on biostatistics in physical medicine and rehabilitation. In addition to its proven value as a resource for exam preparation, the book is also a must-have for practicing physiatrists seeking recertification, and for PM&R instructors helping trainees to prepare for the exam. New to the Third Edition: Thoroughly reviewed, revised, and updated to reflect current practice and core knowledge tested on Boards Improved organization, clarity, and consistency Presents new chapters/sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound Key Features: Board"Pearlsî are highlighted with an open-book icon throughout the text to flag key concepts and stress high-yield aspects of each topic Models the table of contents after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide Authored by physicians with special interest and clinical expertise in their respective areas and reviewed by senior specialists in those areas Organizes information in outline format and by topic for easy reference Includes over 500 illustrations to clarify concepts Provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout Contains a section on biostatistics in physical medicine & rehabilitation Praise for the First Edition: ì... there is no other comparable text in PM&R. The key resource for facts needed to pass boards and useful for those in clinical practice for day to day use as well. - -Doody's Reviews "I congratulate the editors and authors for coming up with such incredible and concise work...I think that this book is a must for all residents undergoing training in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation." -Saudi Medical Journal "Over the years many residents have confronted the problem of what to study for the boards...This elegant volume will finally fulfill this critical void" - From the foreword by Ernest W. Johnson, M.D.

Dutton s Orthopaedic Examination Evaluation and Intervention Third Edition

Author: Mark Dutton
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071744045
Format: PDF, ePub
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A complete evidence-based textbook and reference for physical therapy students and practitioners Dutton’s Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention provides you with a systematic, logical approach to the evaluation and intervention of the orthopedic patient. Comprehensive and up-to-date, Dutton’s strikes the perfect balance in its coverage of examination and treatment. For any intervention to be successful, an accurate diagnosis must be followed by a carefully planned and specific rehabilitation program to both the affected area and its related structure. This approach must take into consideration the structure involved and the stage of healing. Dutton’s Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention emphasizes the appropriate use of manual techniques and therapeutic exercise based on these considerations. The correct applications of electrotherapeutic and thermal modalities are outlined throughout as 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 examination of each joint and region. This in-depth coverage leads you logically through systems review and differential diagnosis, aided by decision-making algorithms. Features: NEW full-color illustrations of anatomy and treatment and evaluation procedures Review Q&A for each chapter Companion DVD includes 500 illustrative video clips Chapters updated to reflect the latest research and treatment techniques

Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Physician Third Edition

Author: Richard B. Birrer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 084931464X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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During the past decade, the primary care physician has played a pivotal role in the evolution of sports medicine as a discipline that can benefit patients of all ages. The primary care physician is often the first medical professional to see the patient after an injury, making it important for primary care practitioners to stay up-to-date on promising developments in sports medicine. Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Physician, Third Edition provides the latest information on major topics in sports science and clinical medicine that affect primary care physicians. This third edition updates all chapters with current scientific information, incorporates information drawn from evidence-based medicine, and provides new studies including CT and MRI. It also includes a revised and streamlined medical illness section, as well as new chapters on radiology and complementary and alternative medicine. This authoritative edition updates our knowledge of key concepts related to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of sports injuries. As exercise and sports move beyond the realm of leisurely activity to become a necessary component of good heath, this is a timely volume for primary care practitioners, pediatricians, internists, and anyone involved in sports medicine.

Conservative Management of Sports Injuries

Author: Thomas E. Hyde
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763732523
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book embraces the philosophy of active conservative care and encourages a multidisciplinary team approach to the treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. In addition to site specific sports injuries, including ankle, spine, knee, and shoulder injuries, chapters address the sports medicine aspects of medicolegal issues, diagnostic imaging, strength and conditioning, nutrition, and anabolic steroid use in sports. Includes specific recommendations for women, young athletes, and seniors.

The Healthy Body Handbook

Author: Stuart C. Apfel, MD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 9781934559451
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A healthy, strong body is essential to the enjoyment of life. The Healthy Body Handbook was written for all those who place great emphasis on living life fully. It will help you understand the basic structure and function of the musculoskeletal system of the human body, and is written in language easily understood by the layperson, with numerous illustrations. This knowledge will enable you to be proactive about your health, make positive lifestyle choices, prevent injuries, and participate fully in the healing of injuries - especially those that are sports-related. The authors include detailed advice regarding various exercises and the appropriate regimen for stretching and strengthening, both of which are essential to warding off age-related problems. The body sends out warning signals of impending overuse and the resultant potential for injury. In this book you will learn to listen to these signals, evaluate them, and make healthy decisions. The book also incudes information about the remedies and procedures physicians are likely to recommend after injury or illness. A healthy body also supports a healthy intellectual and emotional life. As the great American naturalist and philosopher Henry David Thoreau said, "Methinks that the moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow."

Integrated Sports Massage Therapy E Book

Author: Anders Jelvéus
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702049050
Format: PDF, Docs
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Integrated Sports Massage Therapy is a highly illustrated evidence-based handbook which presents a wide range of effective sports massage techniques to cover any sports-related situation. Anders Jelveus explains and applies effective techniques from a variety of disciplines of manual therapy, ranging from commonly used sports massage strokes to more advanced concepts for real-life effective sports massage treatments. The presented techniques serve as a great addition for any therapist seeking to work with athletes, and are suitable for pre-event, post-event, inter-event, and in remedial sports massage therapy. This unique book offers a comprehensive presentation of sports massage therapy including: Sports massage history Basic sports massage strokes and work postures Sports massage applications Event-based sports massage treatment guidelines Sports-specific massage treatment recommendations Therapeutic muscle stretching techniques Therapeutic muscle stretching applied to specific muscle groups Positional Release Techniques (PRT) Acupressure and Tui Na techniques with applications Myofascial release techniques Connective tissue massage Lymphatic drainage massage Myofascial Trigger Point etiology and treatment techniques Sports injuries Athletic taping Remedial Sports massage applications Athletic self massage techniques. The book is suitable for all manual therapy students and practitioners, whether novice or advanced, including massage therapists, physical therapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, naprapaths, naturopaths and acupuncturists.

Sports Injuries of the Shoulder

Author: Thomas A. Souza
Publisher:
ISBN:
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With the increased athletic demand for post-surgical function, a new appreciation for the biomechanics of the shoulder complex has developed, particularly with regard to the general concept of stability and the requisite, balanced muscular demands to maintain the stability. This text synthesizes current information into a practical approach in the evaluation, conservative treatment, and prevention of sports-related injuries, for sports-related practitioners as well as others whose patients are amenable to conservative care. The volume is divided into five sections: functional anatomy and biomechanics, the history and physical examination, radiographic and special imaging, specific disorders, and treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR