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.
Prepared by two leading experts in musculoskeletal ultrasound and a well-known podiatrist, this atlas is a complete guide to the use of ultrasound in the diagnosis of foot and ankle disorders. The book contains over 500 illustrations, including full-color Doppler images and correlative MR images to show comparative anatomy and pathology. For each region of the foot and ankle, the atlas shows normal ultrasound anatomy and appearances of specific disorders. The authors compare the utility of ultrasound and MRI, particularly in detecting soft tissue injuries and foreign bodies. A chapter on ultrasound-guided therapeutic injections and diagnostic aspirations is also included.
Clinical Gait Analysis takes a fresh look at the study of human gait. Using an easy-to-read writing style, the author reviews the biomechanical principles, techniques and clinical approach to the assessment of walking disorders. Both theory and practice are brought into focus, and currently contentious issues are highlighted to encourage critical thinking. An accompanying CD provides an assortment of electronic material to complement the text, including normative 3D data on a variety of activities and clinical cases.
- Unique in its clinical emphasis and use of clinical cases.
- Concentrates on use of latest gait analysis technology.
- Accessibly written to provide a much needed clinical introduction.
- Contains links to access digital video footage to illustrate the cases.
- Multiple choice questions scattered throughout the book provide readers with the opportunity to test their knowledge of some of the more challenging sections.
This concise book includes the anatomy of foot and nail to infective diseases.
Aching or painful feet make it hard to stand or walk—not to mention dance, play sports, and take part in other activities. To keep you on your feet, this book offers a rich resource for understanding what can go wrong and how disorders, diseases, and injuries to the foot are diagnosed and treated.
In this readable guide to common conditions that affect the foot and ankle, podiatrists Jonathan D. Rose and Vincent J. Martorana outline the professional and self-care treatment options available. What works for one person’s foot pain does not necessarily work for someone else’s, so Doctors Rose and Martorana discuss proper foot care practices in a way that helps readers make good decisions about which treatment option will work best for them.
Often called a marvel of biomedical engineering, the human foot is a complex and astonishingly versatile part of our anatomy. This book addresses the entire foot, inside and out, describing in plain English its special design characteristics and biomechanical operations. Everything is covered—from corns and calluses to cancer and skin and nail problems, including special sections on children’s feet, sports injuries, footwear, and orthotics.
The Foot Book is an all-inclusive resource for everyone suffering from foot and ankle disorders, as well as physicians and other medical personnel who care for them.
A handbook of the clinical and administrative responsibilities of podiatric assistants. It covers work in both the podiatry clinic and private practice and has details on malpractice and new insurance forms. It also has information to help those preparing for certifying exams and a study guide.
Designed for health care professionals in multiple disciplines and clinical settings, this comprehensive, evidence-based wound care text provides basic and advanced information on wound healing and therapies and emphasizes clinical decision-making. The text integrates the latest scientific findings with principles of good wound care and provides a complete set of current, evidence-based practices.
This edition features a new chapter on wound pain management and a chapter showing how to use negative pressure therapy on many types of hard-to-heal wounds. Technological advances covered include ultrasound for wound debridement, laser treatments, and a single-patient-use disposable device for delivering pulsed radio frequency.