Gain a strong foundation in the field of orthotics and prosthetics! Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation, 4th Edition is a clear, comprehensive, one-stop resource for clinically relevant rehabilitation information and application. Divided into three sections, this text gives you a foundation in orthotics and prosthetics, clinical applications when working with typical and special populations, and an overview of amputation and prosthetic limbs. This edition has been updated with coverage of the latest technology and materials in the field, new evidence on effectiveness and efficacy of interventions and cognitive workload associated usage along with enhanced color photographs and case studies - it's a great resource for students and rehabilitation professionals alike.
Part I: Building Baseline Knowledge 1. Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation: Multidisciplinary Approach 2. Aging and Activity Tolerance 3. Motor Control, Motor Learning, and Neural Plasticity in Orthotic and Prosthetic Rehabilitation 4. Evidence-Based Approach to Orthotic and Prosthetic Rehabilitation 5. Clinical Assessment of Gait 6. Materials and Technology 7. Footwear: Foundation for Lower Extremity Orthoses
Part II: Orthotics in Rehabilitation 8. Foot Orthoses 9. Principles of Lower Extremity Orthoses 10. Neurological and Neuromascular Disease Implications for Orthotic Use 11. Orthoses for Knee Dysfunction 12. Orthoses in Orthopedic Care and Trauma 13. Orthoses for Spinal Dysfunction 14. Orthoses in the Management of Hand Dysfunction 15. Orthoses in Burn Care 16. Prescription Wheelchairs: Seating and Mobility Systems
Part III: Prosthetics in Rehabilitation 17. Etiology of Amputation 18. Wound Care for Vulnerable Feet 19. Amputation Surgeries 20. Post-Op/Pre-Prosthetic Care 21. Understanding and Selecting Prosthetic Feet 22. Postsurgical Management of Partial Foot and Syme Amputation 23. Transtibial Prosthesis 24. Transfemoral Prostheses 25. Prosthetic Options for Persons with High and Bilateral Amputation 26. Early Rehabilitation in Lower Extremity Dysvascular Amputation 27. Advanced Rehabilitation for People with Microprocessor Knee Prostheses 28. Athletic Options for Persons with Amputation 29. Children with Limb Deficiency 30. Prosthetic Options for Persons with Upper Extremity Amputation 31. Rehabilitation for Persons with Upper Extremity Amputation
Yen, Sheng-Che Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.
Jorge, Milagros Dean, School of Physical Therapy, Director, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Langston University, Langson, Oklahoma.
Lusardi, Michelle M. Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut.