Hereâ€™s all the guidance you need to overcome the most difficult musculoskeletal problems using orthoses and assistive devices! With new coverage of postpolio syndrome, cranial orthoses, and now incorporating the perspectives of renowned physiatrists, this is a one-stop rehabilitation resource. Tips and Pearls in every chapter and a new 2-color format make accessing information a snap.
Uses a new 2-color format to make the book easier to use and information easier to retain.
Includes Tips and Pearls boxes in every chapter so you can quickly access expert guidance.
Contains new chapters on: Orthoses for Persons with Postpolio Paralysis; Orthoses for Persons with Postpolio Syndromes; and Cranial Orthoses.
Incorporates evidence-based recommendations into the chapters on spinal, upper- and lower-limb orthoses to help you select the most proven approach for your patients.
SECTION ONE: BASICS (Section Editor: John W. Michael) Introduction Chapter 1: International Organziation for Standization (ISO) Terminology Chapter 2: The Orthotic Prescription Chapter 3: Materials Science Chapter 4: Principles of Fabrication Chapter 5: Normal and Pathological Gait SECTION TWO: SPINAL ORTHOSES (Section Editor: John R. Fisk) Introduction Chapter 6: Biomechanics of the Spine Chapter 7: Principles and Components of Spinal Orthoses Chapter 8: Orthoses for Spinal Pain Chapter 9: Orthoses for Spinal Deformities Chapter 10: Orthoses for Spinal Trauma and Postoperative Care Chapter 11: Orthoses for Osteoporosis SECTION 3: UPPER LIMB ORTHOSES (Section Editor: Mary Ann Keenan) Introduction Chapter 12: Biomechanics of the Upper Limb Chapter 13: Principles and Components of Upper Limb Orthoses Chapter 14: Upper Limb Orthoses for the Stroke and Brain-Injured Patient Chapter 15: Upper Limb Orthoses for the Person with Spinal Cord Injury Chapter 16: Orthoses for the Burned Hand Chapter 17: Orthoses for the Arthritic Hand and Wrist Chapter 18: Orthoses for Brachial Plexus Injuries Chapter 19: Functional Bracing of Selected Upper Limb Fractures Chapter 20: Protective Equipment to the Upper Limb in Sport Chapter 21: Orthoses for Overuse Disorders of the Upper Limb SECTION 4: LOWER LIMB ORTHOSES (Section Editor: Alberto Esquenazi) Introduction Chapter 22: Biomechanics of the Hip, Knee, and Ankle Chapter 23: Biomechanics of the Foot Chapter 24: Shoes and Shoe Modifications Chapter 25: Foot Orthoses Chapter 26: Principles and Components of Lower Limb Orthoses Chapter 27: Lower Limb Orthoses for Persons with Spinal Cord Injury Chapter 28: Orthoses in Total Joint Replacement Chapter 29: Knee Orthoses for Sports-Related Disorders Chapter 30: Orthotic Management of the Neuropathic and/or Dysvascular Patient Chapter 31: Orthoses for Persons with Postpolio Syndrome Chapter 32: Orthoses for Persons with Postpolio Sequelae Chapter 33: Lower Limb Orthoses for Persons Having Had a Stroke Chapter 34: Assessment and Othotic Management of Gait Dysfunction for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury SECTION 5: PEDIATRIC ORTHOSES (Section Editor: John D. Hsu) Introduction Chapter 35: Congenital and Acquired Disorders Chapter 36: Pediatric Hip Orthoses Chapter 37: Orthoses for the Muscle Disease Patient Chapter 38: Orthoses for Cerebral Palsy Chapter 39: Orthoses for Myelomeningocele Chapter 40: Cranial Orthoses SECTION 6: ASSISTIVE DEVICES (Section Editors: Sue Mukherjee & Debbie Gaebler) Introduction Chapter 41: Appropriate Technologies for Assistive Devices in Low-Income Countries Chapter 42: Canes, Crutches, and Walkers Chapter 43: Wheeled Mobility for Disabled Children and Adults Chapter 44: Seating and Positioning for Disabled Children and Adults Chapter 45: Wheelchair Prescription in International Chapter 46: Communication Devices and Electronic Aids to Activities of Daily Living Chapter 47: Sports Adaptations for the Physically Challenged Athlete Chapter 48: Driving and Related Asisitve Devices Chapter 49: Robotics Chapter 50: Research and Future Trends