Clinical reasoning is a key skill underpinning clinical expertise. Clinical Reasoning in Musculoskeletal Practice is essential reading for the musculoskeletal practitioner to gain the contemporary knowledge and thinking capacity necessary to advance their reasoning skills. Now in its 2nd edition, it is the only all-in-one volume of up-to-date clinical reasoning knowledge with real-world case examples illustrating expert clinical reasoning. This new edition includes: • Comprehensively updated material and brand new chapters on pain science, psychosocial factors, and clinical prediction rules. • The latest clinical reasoning theory and practical strategies for learning and facilitating clinical reasoning skills. • Cutting-edge pain research and relevant psychosocial clinical considerations made accessible for the musculoskeletal practitioner. • The role of clinical prediction rules in musculoskeletal clinical reasoning. • 25 all new real-world, clinical cases by internationally renowned expert clinicians allowing you to compare your reasoning to that of the best.
Written by world renowned researchers and clinicians in the field, Management of Neck Pain Disorders provides a comprehensive insight into the nature of neck pain disorders within a biopsychosocial context to inform clinical reasoning in the management of persons with neck pain. Emphasising a patient centred approach, this book practically applies knowledge from research to inform patient assessment and management. It also provides practical information and illustrations to assist clinicians to develop treatment programs with and for their patients with neck pain. Current issues and debates in the field of neck pain disorders Research informing best practice assessment and management Biological, psychological and social features which need to be considered when assessing and developing a management program with the patient A multimodal conservative management approach, which addresses the presenting episode of pain as well as rehabilitation strategies towards prevention of recurrent episodes
Musculoskeletal Examination and Assessment Volume 1
Now in its fifth edition, this core textbook continues to provide a comprehensive, systematic guide to the examination, assessment and clinical reasoning processes needed by clinicians when managing patients with musculoskeletal conditions. Nicola Petty is joined by Dionne Ryder in editing this new edition, which also sees an expanded number of specialist clinicians and academics contributing individual chapters. Musculoskeletal Examination and Assessment provides an invaluable guide to the technical and clinical reasoning skills involved in the differential diagnosis of joint, nerve and muscle tissues within a psychosocial model of health and illness. Three initial chapters outline the subjective and physical examination as well as the clinical reasoning process. Subsequent chapters provide details of the examination for each region of the body. This edition is designed for physiotherapy and musculoskeletal therapy students as they get to grips with contemporary clinical practice. Provides a logical, clinically reasoned and evidence-enhanced approach to patient examination and assessment Emphasizes a patient-centred approach Presents key clinical concepts of leading therapists and researchers in the field of musculoskeletal therapy Many drawings and photographs visually demonstrate techniques while enhancing descriptions in the text Clinical examples bring to life the clinical reasoning process An emphasis on consideration of the patient's perspective Reliability, validity, sensitivity and specificity of the physical tests are highlighted Vascular considerations are included throughout the text References updated throughout
The definitive guide to designing and implementing evidence-based rehabilitation programs using therapeutic exercise -- updated in full color Musculoskeletal Interventions, 3rd Edition, is a comprehensive guide to the system considerations, design, implementation, and progression of rehabilitation programs for musculoskeletal injuries and dysfunction. Encompassing many aspects of musculoskeletal rehabilitation, with contributions from many renowned authors, it focuses on the practical application of theory in a clinical setting, making it valuable to both students and experienced physical therapists. Musculoskeletal Interventions features an easy-to-follow body region and functional approach to intervention strategies and is logically divided into five sections: Foundations of the Rehabilitation Process Addresses the important considerations in designing a rehabilitation program for the patient with a musculoskeletal injury Provides a guide-based overview of the rehabilitation process as well as an introduction to Clinical Reasoning and Algorithmic Thinking in rehabilitation Treating Physiologic Impairments During Rehabilitation Presents information on various physical impairments that may need to be addressed as part of the rehabilitation process The Tools of Rehabilitation Provides an overview of important rehabilitation tools and strategies Delivers detailed coverage of how these interventions should be incorporated into a rehabilitation program to achieve the individualized treatment goals for patients with musculoskeletal pathologies Intervention Strategies for Specific Injuries Covers specific rehabilitation techniques and interventions applied to the treatment of a wide variety of regional musculoskeletal injuries, dysfunctions, and post-operative conditions Special Consideration for Specific Patient Populations Discusses treatment considerations for specific patient populations, such as the geriatric patient, pediatric patient, and physically active female This edition is enhanced by a new full-color presentation, as well as the inclusion of valuable learning aids, such as clinical pearls, protocol grids, algorithms, learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, and end-of-chapter treatment guidelines and references.
A Practical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine E Book
This refreshing fourth edition of the established evidence-based textbook by Elaine Atkins, Jill Kerr and Emily Goodlad continues to uphold the Cyriax approach to clinical reasoning, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. Renamed A Practical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine, to reflect globally understood terminology, it focuses on the principles and practice of musculoskeletal medicine, providing practical guidance and tips for clinical practice based on extensive clinical experience and evidence. The book is split into three sections. Section 1 presents the theory underpinning musculoskeletal medicine. The histology and behaviour of the soft tissues follow, with a review of the healing process, to enhance understanding of the effects of injury on the soft tissues. The first section ends with the principles of treatment as applied in musculoskeletal medicine and discusses the techniques of mobilization and injection, aims and application, and indications for use. Section 2 adopts a regional approach. Anatomy is presented, including useful tips on surface marking to locate commonly injured anatomical structures. Assessment, lesions and treatment techniques are discussed for each region as appropriate for the stage in the healing process. Section 3 provides resources to support the recording of assessment and to ensure safety, especially whilst learning the musculoskeletal medicine approach. A Practical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine comprehensively and critically discusses current literature. It is a complete reference source for students and postgraduate medical practitioners, physiotherapists, osteopaths and other allied health professionals, including occupational therapists and podiatrists. It is essential reading. Review questions and case scenarios at the end of each chapter to revise key principles of the approach Updates on tendinopathy management (including optimal loading), cervical arterial dysfunction, spinal clinical models and manipulation Over 250 new illustrations and photographs Evolve Resources containing: New taster video clips demonstrating assessment and treatment techniques Self-assessment section Image bank Log on to http://evolve.elsevier.com/Atkins/msk
"In this new and completely updated edition of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, the editors have retained and consolidated their evidence-based approach to the physical treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, and demonstrate the relationship between science and practice." "Physiotherapy students will find this new edition essential reading, while practitioners will find it an invaluable supplement to their existing knowledge and skills."--Résumé de l'éditeur.
Rheumatology is an indispensable resource for physiotherapists, occupational therapists and other health professionals, offering practical approaches to the treatment and management of rheumatic musculoskeletal conditions. The text focuses on applying evidence-based understanding of these conditions to clinical context. The specific disease chapters cover: incidence and prevalence of the condition; clinical presentation and diagnosis; red flags; clinical assessment; important first treatments, early intermediate and long term management; prognosis and long term outcomes. Supporting case histories of increasing complexity and study activities illustrate the clinical relevance of the treatment and management approaches. • Multidisciplinary team approach • Practical solutions to management of conditions supported by the latest research • Case histories of increasing complexity consolidate understanding and develop clinical reasoning • Highlighted boxes throughout contain study tasks and key messages
This reference is ideal for students who need support during their neuromusculoskeletal clinical practice in areas such as communication, clinical reasoning, examination and assessment. It is a vital source for understanding the role of mobilization and manipulation in helping to maximize the recovery, rehabilitation and functioning of patients with movement-related disorders. The principles of the Maitland Concept of Manipulative Physiotherapy are applied to each body region so as to guide the student through to the appropriate selection, application and progression of mobilization and manipulation techniques within the context of contemporary physiotherapeutic rehabilitation. A vital companion to the classic texts – Maitland's Vertebral Manipulation and Maitland's Peripheral Manipulation – which promotes a patient-centred approach to neuromusculoskeletal disorders. Learning objectives and self-assessment questions in every chapter enables students to reflect on their knowledge Case studies highlights key aspects of the concepts to clinical practice Clinical profiles for common neuromusculoskeletal conditions Techniques described and accompanied by over 500 images Picture key to identify types of examination, decision-making and techniques within the text
Pathology and Intervention in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
The definitive, A-to-Z overview of evidence-based rehab programs using therapeutic exercise In this exceptional evidence-and-guide-based, clinically-oriented resource, you'll learn everything you need to know about the design, implementation, and supervision of therapeutic exercise programs for orthopedic injuries and disorders. The book's logical five-part organization begins with an instructive look at the foundations of the rehabilitation process, then covers the treatment of physiologic impairments during rehabilitation; rehabilitation tools; intervention strategies; and special considerations for specific patient populations. Features Helpful review of the foundations of the rehabilitation process, thorough coverage of managing the healing process through rehabilitation, and an algorithm-based approach to musculoskeletal rehabilitation Complete survey of rehabilitation tools, from isokinetics, aquatic therapy, and orthotics, to a four-step clinical model for the essentials of functional exercise Full chapters on functional progressions and functional testing and unique coverage of core stabilization training, impaired function, and impaired muscular control Unique coverage of a functional movement screen A practical system for history-taking and scanning Unique coverage of how to treat special segments of the population, including geriatric and pediatric patients, amputees, and the active female An easy-to-follow body region approach to intervention strategies Handy appendices covering the American College of Sports Medicine position statements on strength training and fitness development An abundance of study-enhancing illustrations, plus clinical pearls and protocols designed to speed clinical decision making