Essentials of Orthopedics for Physiotherapists

by John Ebnezar, Rakesh John

Physiotherapy plays a very big role in treating orthopedic conditions, both traumatic and non-traumatic. Hence, it is mandatory for all physiotherapists to equip themselves with basic orthopedic knowledge and skills. This book is the third edition of “Essentials of Orthopedics for Physiotherapists”. This book precisely aims to inculcate basics of orthopedic treatment principle and physiotherapy management. This book is comprised of 55 chapters, distributed into 9 sections. Each chapter is adequate, comprehensive and written neatly. This book covers all the relevant topics related to general principles of physiotherapy treatment, role of physical agents in physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, therapeutic exercises, general principles of fractures and dislocations, fracture treatment methods, soft tissue injuries, traumatology, axial skeleton injuries, regional orthopedics, backache, general orthopedics, sports medicine, human gait, amputations, prosthetics, orthotics as well as wholistic orthopedics (WO). This book has been thoroughly revised and updated in multicolor format. More clinical photographs have been added in the text for better understanding of the orthopedic conditions. New surgical photographs have been put wherever necessary. This has been greatly appreciated as it is a great boon for the physiotherapy students, for they seldom get a chance to witness live surgeries in their career. Getting an insight into the operative pictures will help them understand the treatment of orthopedic conditions better, and this will make them better physiotherapists. Plenty of orthopedic techniques like reduction of a fracture or a dislocation have been shown for their understanding of the treatment of common orthopedic conditions. All the attractive features of the first 2 editions like short summaries, mnemonics, anecdotes, etc. have been retained, as it has been very much appreciated by the physiotherapy fraternity.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Ebnezar John
Bengaluru (Karnataka)
Parimala Health Care Services, An ISO 9001:2000 Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Parimala Hospital, Bilekahalli, Near Iimb, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore, Karnataka
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Parimala Health Care Services, Ebnezar Orthopedic Center, Dr John’s Orthopedic Clinic, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Victoria Hospital, Bangalore Medical College
Parimala Health Care Services, An ISO 9001:2000 hospital Bengaluru
Devaraj Urs Medical College, Kolar, Karnataka, India
Devaraj Urs Medical College, Kolar, Karnataka; Department of Orthopaedics, Victoria Hospital attached to Bangalore Medical College; The Karnataka Orthopaedic Academy ®; The Physically Handicapped and Paraplegic Charitable Trust of Karnataka ®; Parimala Hospital and Research Centre, Apoorva Hospital and Research Centre, Bangalore; Hosmat and Ramakrishna Nursing Home, Bangalore
2. John Rakesh Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
PGI, Chandigarh, India
ISBN 9789386261793
Speciality Physiotherapy
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/13023
Edition 3/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 612
Book Type Textbook


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