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Contents Preface Credits Introduction Chapter 1 The Contemporary Use of Therapeutic Modalities Legal Aspects of Therapeutic Modality Application: Practice Acts and Negligent Treatment The Rehabilitation Plan of Care Summary Chapter 2 Psychological Aspects of Rehabilitation Psychological Response to Injury Maximizing Compliance With a Rehabilitation Plan of Care Barriers to Successful Rehabilitation Clinical Outcomes and Efficacy of Therapeutic Modalities A Word About Placebo Summary Chapter 3 Tissue Injury, Inflammation, and Repair Healing Tissues and Inflammation: An Overview Acute Phase of the Inflammatory Response Repair Phase of the Inflammatory Response Maturation Phase of the Inflammatory Response Chronic Inflammation Swelling Summary Chapter 4 Pain and Pain Relief What Is Pain? Pain and the Physical Exam Pain Assessment Transmission of the Pain Sensation Pain Control Theories Summary Chapter 5 Persistent Pain and Chronic Pain Sources of Persistent Pain Sources of Chronic Pain Summary Chapter 6 Impact of Injury and Pain on Neuromuscular Control Integration of Components of Neuromuscular Control Into a Rehabilitation Plan of Care Why Is Neuromuscular Control Lost? The Role of Therapeutic Modalities in Restoring Neuromuscular Control Summary Chapter 7 Evidence-Based Application of Therapeutic Modalities The Need for Evidence-Based Practice Tools Necessary for Assessing Outcomes Finding and Assessing the Evidence Summary Chapter 8 Cold and Superficial Heat Energy Transfer Cryotherapy and Cryokinetics Superficial Heat Heat and Cold: Contrast Therapy Heat, Cold, and Contrast Therapy: Deciding What to Apply Summary Chapter 9 Principles of Electrotherapy Basics of Electricity Types of Electrical Current: Alternating, Direct, and Pulsatile Parameters of Electrical Stimulation Electrode Considerations Summary Chapter 10 Clinical Uses of Electrical Stimulation Pain Relief: Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Muscle Reeducation: Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulators Iontophoresis and Stimulation of Denervated Muscle: Direct Current Stimulator Wound Healing: Microcurrent Electrical Stimulator Summary Chapter 11 Ultrasound, Diathermy, and Electromagnetic Fields Application of Acoustic Energy: Ultrasound Efficacy of Ultrasound Therapy for Musculoskeletal Conditions Application of Electromagnetic Energy: Diathermy Efficacy of Diathermy and PEMF Therapy for Musculoskeletal Conditions Stimulation of Fracture Healing Summary Chapter 12 Low Level Laser Therapy Electromagnetic Energy Laser Production Properties of Laser Light Laser Classification Laser Parameter Selection Comparing Low-Level Laser Therapy Treatments Biological Effects of Laser Safety Considerations Contraindications and Precautions Summary Chapter 13 Mechanical Energy Manual Therapies Is Manual Therapy Effective? Traction Intermittent Compression Traction and Intermittent Compression: Effective Therapies? Summary Chapter 14 Treatment Plans for Acute Musculoskeletal Injuries Management in the Acute Stage: Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation Modalities Used in Addition to RICE Repair Phase Maturation Summary Chapter 15 Neuromuscular Control and Biofeedback Volitional Control and Biofeedback Clinical Applications: Restoring Control of Volitional Contraction Clinical Applications: Functional Progression Learning Relaxation Summary Chapter 16 Clinical Management of Persistent Pain Treating Persistent Pain Diagnosis and Plan of Care Problems Treating Chronic Pain Summary Glossary References Index About the Author
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Sports injuries -- Treatment.
Musculoskeletal system -- Wounds and injuries -- Treatment.
Athletic Injuries -- therapy.
Musculoskeletal System -- injuries.
Pain -- prevention & control.
Rehabilitation -- methods.