Physiotherapy in Deformity Correction and Pain Relief Including Case Studies

by R Louis Irudayaraj

Pain due to various kinds of ailments, defects in cervical thoracic, lumbar and sacral spines, joints, shoulders and knees, bone fractures in humerus and femur have increased the concerns of physiotherapists. Suffering due to hemiplegia or stroke have given new challenges to radically change the science of physiotherapy. The clinics providing physiotherapy care too are expanding with advanced techniques and experimentation in research is providing application of complex electronic equipments and machines. Use of cutaneous and deep stimulation to mobilize the prolonged spasticity has a proven success, therefore a book of this dimension is necessary to provide information about latest technology and clinical applications for correction of deformities and defects. A physiotherapist has to be well conversant with the human anatomy especially about the spinal column and other joints where pain and limitation of movement occur due to pathological changes, accidents, old age etc. Also for correct diagnosis manual muscle testing is very important to understand muscle function and motion of joints. This book provides a complete, concise and in easy to understand language the details about muscles, joints, movements and possible cause of ailments. The case studies provide relevant and clinically accurate information with basic anatomy so that the assessment and treatment of pain is accurately organized. This book provides a clear understanding of the current methods of physiotherapy and would serve well trainees, junior doctors and nurses.

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Book Detail

Author
1. Irudayaraj R Louis
Author's Affiliation
1. TN Medical Services, Tamil Nadu
ISBN
9788180618871
Speciality
Physiotherapy
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10619
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2007
Pages
164
Book Type
Professional

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