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This book is a comprehensive guide to surgery of the ankle and foot. Beginning with an introduction and basic anatomy, the following chapters discuss numerous different conditions that may affect the ankle and foot, and the surgical procedures used to treat them. Topics include diabetic foot, foot arthritis, toenail disorders, soft tissue and skin disorders; and amputations. With contributions from renowned orthopaedic surgeons, most of whom are based in the USA, Foot and Ankle Surgery presents almost 700 images and illustrations, making it an invaluable reference for both orthopaedic surgeons and postgraduate students.

CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS OF THE LOWER EXTREMITY is a comprehensive text addressing the principles of anatomic and biomechanical development and the clinical application of these principles to disease/disorder management. The emphasis of the book is on practical information applicable to the daily practice of lower extremity care. Topics covered include: the physical examination and the assessment of disorders having a biomechanical basis, casting techniques, prescription writing, orthotic trouble-shooting, splinting and shoe prescription for athletic activity.

Let a "who's who" of foot and ankle surgeons take your skills to the next level! Drs. Coughlin, Saltzman, and Anderson bring you state-of-the-art, comprehensive coverage of the full range of foot and ankle disorders. Expect the best from this revised "classic" work refreshed for a new generation in one robust multimedia resource.

  • Achieve the best possible outcomes with authoritative answers on every major aspect of the treatment and management of foot and ankle disorders and diseases! With content covering biomechanics, examination, diagnosis, non-operative and operative treatment, and post-operative management, you have all the guidance you need to offer optimal care to your patients.
  • Refine your mastery with state-of-the-art coverage of the very latest topics in foot and ankle surgery, including ankle reconstruction and total ankle arthroplasty; external/internal fixation; management of the complex foot deformities; nerve disorders; arthroscopic techniques; the new standardized post-operative protocols for all surgical techniques; and more.
  • Achieve the best possible outcomes with authoritative answers on every major aspect of the treatment and management of foot and ankle disorders and diseases! With content covering biomechanics, examination, diagnosis, non-operative and operative treatment, and post-operative management, you have all the guidance you need to offer optimal care to your patients.
  • Access the complete contents online at Expert Consult, plus more than 120 videos demonstrating key surgical techniques, regular online updates, and more.

This text/atlas of radiography introduces the scope of diagnostic radiology applicable to podiatric medicine, including normal and pathological presentations of the foot and ankle. It covers the principles of radiographic interpretation, normal and variant radiographic anatomy and development of the foot and ankle, systematic evaluation of bone and joint disorders, as well as bone and joint abnormalities. An excellent guide to the radiographic presentations of pathologic conditions, this book acquaints the reader with specific radiologic pathology of the foot and ankle and offers a solid understanding of general diagnostic radiology and pathologic correlation. It also demonstrates how to systematically analyze a radiograph and identify conditions that are intrinsic to the foot or that represent manifestations of extrinsic disease.

  • Approximately 1,000 quality radiographs and line drawings illustrate concepts and disorders.
  • Normal and variant radiographic anatomy is discussed and illustrated, providing examples of both normal and variant radiographs for effective comparison.
  • A specific section on bone and joint disorders presents specific examples of these types of disorders.

With this brand new book, Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine, sports medicine practitioners will have one of the most comprehensive and practical resources for the treatment of foot and ankle sports injuries. In addition to tendon disorders, trauma, hindfoot, midfoot, forefoot, and lower leg, this book’s 32 chapters also cover pediatric sports injuries, sport specific injury prevention, rehabilitation, and even shoe selection. Over 40 specialists in orthopaedic surgery, podiatry, physiatry, physical therapy, and athletic training contributed to this book’s contents — including team physicians, physical therapists, and athletic trainers for major sports teams including the New York Giants, New York Mets, Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Knicks, Washington Nationals, Carolina Panthers, and the US Davis Cup Tennis team. It’s the combination of all these different disciplines that makes this book such an excellent resource for treatment of foot and ankle sports injuries.

The first reference of its kind designed specifically for PAs, Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants is a comprehensive, portable handbook that helps you master orthopaedic physical examination and history taking, imaging interpretation and diagnosis, and treatment strategies - essential knowledge that directly affects your patient care. Authors Sara Rynders and Jennifer Hart present precisely the diagnostic and procedural information you need with this easy-to-use, PA-focused orthopaedic resource!

  • Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located.
  • Learn how to interpret and correlate lab and diagnostic procedures, reach an accurate diagnosis, formulate effective treatment plans, and implement therapeutic strategies.
  • Quickly grasp pertinent information with brief, bulleted text enhanced with clear diagrams and images.
  • Easily follow the guidelines for each procedure thanks to consistent headings in each chapter and a handy outline format.
  • See how to perform 14 key joint injections with online videos demonstrating elbow joint injection, knee joint injection, medial epicondyle injection, subacromial injection, digital block, and more.
  • Access the entire text and illustrations online at www.expertconsult.com.

The Multiple Ligament Injured Knee: A Practical Guide to Management presents the orthopedic surgeon with an unprecedented review of the most recent and advanced information available on the successful diagnosis and treatment of multiple ligament knee injuries. Gregory C. Fanelli, MD, handpicked internationally renowned contributors to ensure that the clearly written guide is valuable for orthopedic surgeons, trauma surgeons, sports medicine fellows, physical therapists, physician assistants, and all other health professionals who treat traumatic injuries of the knee. The comprehensive volume covers the basic anatomy and biomechanics of the knee as well as the assessment and classification of knee injuries. Although the chapters build upon each other, they can also stand alone as practical, quick references. The format is particularly useful given the extensive number of treatment techniques that are examined, including nonoperative, arthroscopic, and open surgical approaches. Vascular and nerve injuries are addressed in addition to various ACL/PCL/Medial/Lateral injuries. Chapters on postoperative rehabilitation, possible complications, and brace treatment provide additional insight. The definitive text is completed by select case studies that demonstrate how highlighted approaches are applied. Techniques are also reinforced by a wealth of line drawings and photographs. The Multiple Ligament Injured Knee will be a valuable guide for attending orthopaedic surgeons, trauma surgeons, sports medicine fellows, orthopaedic surgery residents, as well as allied health professionals, including physical therapists, physician assistants, and all who treat traumatic injuries of the knee.  

  • A new edition of an internationally respected textbook of orthopaedic examination
  • The unique ‘strip cartoon’ artwork programme provides an easy-to-read approach to the subject affording an effective way to learn
  • A highly praised book by reviewers for its clear and lucid writing style
  • The text reflects the classic ‘look, feel, move’ approach to patient evaluation
  • Provides practical guidance on interpretation of radiographs
  • Almost 1000 drawings produced by the author himself provide a unique means of teaching.
    • The updated text includes a number of new tests and methods of assessing overall limb function.
    • More information has been added in the section on back pain.
    • There is an expanded description on the interpretation of the ankle jerk and more information on tracking the progress of skeletal maturation.
    • A new up-to-date design reflects that of the sister volume Practical Fracture Techniques 5e

    Therapeutic Programs for Musculoskeletal Disorders is a guide for musculoskeletal medicine trainees and physicians to the art and science of writing therapy prescriptions and developing individualized treatment plans. Chapters are written by teams of musculoskeletal physicians, allied health professionals, and trainees to underscore the importance of collaboration in designing programs and improving outcomes.

    The book employs a literature-driven treatment approach to the common musculoskeletal problems that clinicians encounter on a daily basis. Each condition-specific chapter includes clinical background and presentation, physical examination, and diagnostics, followed by a comprehensive look at the rehabilitation program. Case examples with detailed therapy prescriptions reinforce key points. The book includes a bound-in DVD with downloadable patient handouts for most conditions.

    Therapeutic Programs for Musculoskeletal Disorders Features:

    • A concise but comprehensive approach to the conservative treatment of musculoskeletal disorders
    • A focus on developing individualized treatment plans incorporating physical modalities, manual therapy, and therapeutic exercise
    • A logical framework for writing effective therapy-based prescriptions for common limb and spine problems
    • Case examples with detailed therapy prescriptions
    • A targeted review of the associated literature in each condition-specific chapter
    • A DVD with illustrated handouts covering home modalities and therapeutic exercises for key problems that can be provided to patients
    • The first reference bringing together physicians, allied health professionals, and residents to provide an integrated foundation for improved team care utilizing an evidence-based approach to musculoskeletal rehabilitation

    A practical text covering the diagnosis and chiropractic manual treatment of biomechanical peripheral joint problems commonly seen in clinical practice.