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Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Musculoskeletal Disorders, Pain, and Rehabilitation. Edition No. 4

  • Book

  • November 2018
  • Elsevier Health Science
  • ID: 4659956
Packed with practical, up-to-date guidance, Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 4th Edition, by Walter R. Frontera, MD, PhD; Julie K. Silver, MD; and Thomas D. Rizzo, Jr., MD, helps you prevent, diagnose, and treat a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders, pain syndromes, and chronic disabling conditions in day-to-day patient care. This easy-to-use reference provides the information you need to improve patient function and performance by using both traditional and cutting-edge therapies, designing effective treatment plans, and working with interdisciplinary teams that meet your patients' current and changing needs. An easy-to-navigate format provides quick access to concise, well-illustrated coverage of every essential topic in the field.

- Presents each topic in a consistent, quick-reference format that includes a description of the condition, discussion of symptoms, examination findings, functional limitations, and diagnostic testing. An extensive treatment section covers initial therapies, rehabilitation interventions, procedures, and surgery.

- Contains new technology sections in every treatment area where recently developed technologies or devices have been added to the therapeutic and rehabilitation strategies, including robotic exoskeletons, wearable sensors, and more.

- Provides extensive coverage of hot topics in regenerative medicine, such as stem cells and platelet rich plasma (PRP), as well as a new chapter on abdominal wall pain.

- Delivers the knowledge and insights of several new, expert authors for innovative perspectives in challenging areas.

- Offers a clinically-focused, affordable, and focused reference for busy clinicians, as well as residents in need of a more accessible and targeted resource. - Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Table of Contents

Frontera: Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Part 1. MSK disorders

SECTION 1. Head, Neck, and Upper Back

1. Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

2. Cervical Facet Arthropathy

3. Cervical Degenerative Disease

4. Cervical Radiculopathy

5. Cervical Dystonia

6. Cervical Sprain or Strain

7. Cervical Spinal Stenosis

8. Cervicogenic Vertigo

9. Trapezius Strain

SECTION 2. Shoulder

10. Acromioclavicular Injuries

11. Adhesive Capsulitis

12. Biceps Tendinopathy

13. Biceps Tendon Rupture

14. Glenohumeral Instability

15. Labral Tears of the Shoulder

16. Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy

17. Rotator Cuff Tear

18. Scapular Winging

19. Shoulder Arthritis

20. Suprascapular Neuropathy

SECTION 3. Elbow and Forearm

21. Elbow Arthritis

22. Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis elbow)

23. Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer's elbow)

24. Median Neuropathy

25. Olecranon Bursitis

26. Radial Neuropathy

27. Ulnar Neuropathy (elbow)

SECTION 4. Hand and Wrist

28. de Quervain's Tenosynovitis

29. Dupuytren's Contracture

30. Extensor Tendon Injuries

31. Flexor Tendon Injuries

32. Hand and Wrist Ganglia

33. Hand Osteoarthritis

34. Hand Rheumatoid Arthritis

35. Kienböck's Disease

36. Median Neuropathy (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)

37. Trigger Finger

38. Ulnar Collateral Ligament Sprain

39. Ulnar Neuropathy (wrist)

40. Wrist Osteoarthritis

41. Wrist Rheumatoid Arthritis

SECTION 5. Mid Back

42. Thoracic Compression Fracture

43. Thoracic Radiculopathy

44. Thoracic Sprain or Strain

SECTION 6. Low Back

45. Lumbar Degenerative Disease

46. Lumbar Facet Arthropathy

47. Lumbar Radiculopathy

48. Low Back Strain or Sprain

49. Lumbar Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis

50. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

51. Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

SECTION 7. Pelvis, Hip, and Thigh

52. Adhesive Capsulitis of the Hip

53. Adductor Strain

54. Femoral Neuropathy

55. Hip Osteoarthritis

56. Labral Tear of the Hip

57. Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Neuropathy

58. Piriformis Syndrome

59. Pubalgia

60. Quadriceps Contussion

61. Total Hip Replacement

62. Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome

SECTION 8. Knee and Leg

63. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Sprain

64. Baker's Cyst

65. Chondral Injuries

66. Collateral Ligament Sprain

67. Compartment Syndrome of the Leg

68. Hamstring Strain

69. Iliotibial Band Syndrome

70. Knee Osteoarthritis

71. Knee Bursitis

72. Meniscal Injuries

73. Patellar Tendinopathy

74. Patellofemoral Syndrome

75. Peroneal Neuropathy

76. Posterior Cruciate Ligament Sprain

77. Quadriceps Tendinopathy

78. Shin Splints

79. Stress Fractures of the Lower Limbs

80. Total Knee Replacement

SECTION 9. Foot and Ankle

81. Achilles Tendinopathy

82. Ankle Arthritis

83. Ankle Sprain

84. Bunion and Bunionette

85. Chronic Ankle Instability

86. Foot and Ankle Bursitis

87. Hallux Rigidus

88. Hammer Toe

89. Mallet Toe

90. Metatarsalgia

91. Morton's Neuroma

92. Plantar Fasciitis

93. Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

94. Tibial Neuropathy (Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome)

Part 2. Pain

95. Abdominal wall pain

96. Arachnoiditis

97. Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy

98. Chronic Pain Syndrome

99. Coccydinia

100. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

101. Costosternal Syndromes

102. Fibromyalgia

103. Headaches

104. Intercostal Neuralgia

105. Myofascial Pain Syndrome

106. Occipital Neuralgia

107. Pelvic Pain

108. Phantom Limb Pain

109. Post-herpetic Neuralgia

110. Post-mastectomy Pain Syndrome

111. Post-thoracotomy Pain Syndrome

112. Radiation Fibrosis Syndrome

113. Repetitive Strain Injuries

114. Temporomandibular Joint Pain

115. Thalamic Pain Syndrome

116. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

117. Tietze's Syndrome

118. Trigeminal Neuralgia

Part 3. Rehabilitation

119. Amputations of the Upper Limb

120. Amputations of the Lower Limb

121. Ankylosing Spondylitis

122. Burns

123. Cardiac Rehabilitation

124. Cancer-related Fatigue

125. Cerebral Palsy

126. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

127. Contractures of the Joints

128. Deep Venous Thrombosis

129. Diabetes and Peripheral Arterial Disease

130. Dysphagia

131. Heterotopic Ossification

132. Lymphedema

133. Motor Neuron Disease

134. Movement Disorders

135. Multiple Sclerosis

136. Myopathies

137. Neural Tube Defects

138. Neurogenic Bladder

139. Neurogenic Bowel

140. Osteoarthritis

141. Osteoporosis

142. Parkinson's Disease

143. Peripheral Neuropathies

144. Plexopathy - Brachial

145. Plexopathy - Lumbosacral

146. Polytrauma

147. Post-poliomyelitis

148. Post-concussion Symptoms

149. Pressure Ulcers

150. Pulmonary Rehabilitation (lung disease)

151. Pulmonary Rehabilitation (neuromuscular)

152. Rheumatoid Arthritis

153. Scoliosis and Kyphosis

154. Spasticity

155. Speech and Language Disorders

156. Spinal Cord Injury (cervical)

157. Spinal Cord Injury (thoracic)

158. Spinal Cord Injury (lumbosacral)

159. Stroke

160. Stroke in Young Adults

161. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

162. Transverse Myelitis

163. Traumatic Brain Injury


Walter R. Frontera Professor and Chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine & Medical Director of Rehabilitation Services, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Frontera is the recipient of the 2017 Rusk Award for Leadership and Innovation in PM&R Julie K. Silver Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts.