Lower-limb Prosthetics and Orthotics

Lower-limb Prosthetics and Orthotics

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Lower-Limb Prosthetics and Orthotics: Clinical Concepts is a comprehensive overview of lower-limb prosthetics and orthotics, covering normal and pathological gait, lower-limb biomechanics, clinical applications, as well as prosthetic and orthotic designs and components. Joan Edelstein and Alex Moroz have written Lower-Limb Prosthetics and Orthotics with the clinician's perspective in mind. Clinical management is incorporated throughout the text, including basic surgical concepts, postoperative management, preprosthetic care, and training in the use of devices. Additionally, this text incorporates unique features relevant to physicians such as prescription writing and prosthetic and orthotic construction and modification, as well as, the latest research regarding energy consumption and long-term utilization of prostheses.Chapters Include: Orthotics in neuromuscular diseases Orthotics in pediatrics Functional expectations Gait and activities training Transtibial and transfemoral prostheses and components Transtibial and transfemoral biomechanics, evaluation, and gait analysis Disarticulations and Bilateral Amputations With over 150 line drawings and photographs to supplement the text, Lower-Limb Prosthetics and Orthotics: Clinical Concepts is ideal for clinicians in the fields of physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopedics, vascular surgery, physical therapy and occupational therapy.2002;15:120-129. Moore CA, Nejad B, Novak RA, Dias LS. ... 2004;18:178-185. Thomson JD ... Osteogenesis imperfecta: recent findings shed new light on this once well-understood condition. Genet Med. ... Lincoln TL, Suen PW. Commonanbsp;...

Title:Lower-limb Prosthetics and Orthotics
Author:Joan E. Edelstein, Alex Moroz
Publisher:SLACK Incorporated - 2011


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