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by Raju Sharma, Akhoury Gourang Sinha, Subrat Kumar Tripathy
This book Orthoses, Prostheses and Assistive Devices for Physiotherapists presents a comprehensive, yet concise description of orthoses, prostheses and various assistive devices such as wheel-chairs, walking aids and therapeutic positioning devices (chairs, standing frames and parawalkers). The main audience of the book are the practitioners and students of physiotherapy, practitioners of orthopedics, sports medicine, occupational therapy and other professional groups dealing with locomotor disability. The subject matter is presented in three sections dealing with orthoses, prostheses and assistive devices. Orthosis and prosthesis are important components of any rehabilitation strategy designed for locomotor disabled. Physiotherapists deal with the prevention and rehabilitation of the locomotor disability. In this book detailed description of hand splints and foot orthoses (Jaipur foot), concise descriptions of spinal orthoses with specific clinic uses and biomechanics, and the types and components of upper and lower limb prostheses. In order to facilitate the understanding, the book contains a good number of figures and photographs of most of the devices described. The book intends to fulfill these requirements and attempts to provide all the relevant information in one place.
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|Chapter-01 Orthosis: The Introduction||1-15|
|Chapter-02 Biomechanical Basis of Orthosis||16-24|
|Chapter-03 Wrist and Hand Splints||25-68|
|Chapter-04 Shoulder and Elbow Orthoses||69-81|
|Chapter-05 Spinal Orthoses||82-107|
|Chapter-06 Foot Orthoses||108-128|
|Chapter-07 Ankle Foot Orthoses||129-144|
|Chapter-08 Knee Ankle Foot Orthoses||145-154|
|Chapter-09 Hip Knee Ankle Foot Orthoses||155-161|
|Chapter-10 Hip Orthoses||162-168|
|Chapter-11 Aids to Bipedal Locomotion||169-179|
|Chapter-12 Positioning Devices||180-190|
|Chapter-13 Wheeled Mobility||191-200|
|Chapter-14 Lower Limb Prosthesis||201-228|
|Chapter-15 Upper Limb Prosthesis||229-242|
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