Handbook of Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, 2nd Edition

Handbook of Orthopaedic Rehabilitation

2nd Edition

By S. Brent Brotzman, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Texas at San Antonio Health Science Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, Department of Pediatrics; Adjunct Professor, Department of Kinesiology, Texas A & M, Corpus Christi; Former Division 1 NCAA Team Physician Texas A&M CC; Adjunct Professor, Department of Kinesiology, Texas A&M CC; Dr. Brotzman is in private practice at North Austin Sports Medicine in Austin, TX; and Kevin E. Wilk, PT, DPT, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Programs in Physical Therapy, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA; Clinical Director, Champion Sports Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA; Vice President, Education, Benchmark Medical Inc., Malvern, PA, USA; Director of Rehabilitation Research, American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL, USA


Chapter 1 Hand Injuries

*Differential Diagnosis/Regional Examination
*Flexor Tendon Injuries (Flexor Digitorum Profundus)
*Extensor Tendon Injuries
*Fractures and Dislocations of the Hand
*Boxer?s Fracture
*Game Keeper?s Thumb
*Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
*Dupuytren?s Contracture
*Arthroplasty
*Wrist Disorders

Chapter 2 Elbow Injuries and Surgery

*Differential Diagnosis/Regional Examination
*Ulnar Collateral Ligament
*Cubital Tunnel
*Flexion Contracture
*Basic Elbow Exercises
*Elbow Dislocation
*Medial and Lateral Epicondylitis
*Radial Head Fracture
*Elbow Arthroplasty
*Olecranon Bursitis
*Post-Traumatic Elbow Stiffiness

Chapter 3 Shoulder Injuries and Surgery

*Differential Diagnosis/Regional Examination
*General Shoulder Rehab Goals
*Impingement Syndrome
*Rotator Cuff Tendinitis in Throwers
*Rotator Cuff Tears
*Shoulder Instability
*Frozen Shoulder
*Rehab after Shoulder Arthroplasty
*Rehab after Shoulder Arthroscopy
*Biceps Tendon Disorders
*AC joint Injury
*Scapular Dyskinesis

Chapter 4 Knee Injuries and Surgery

*Differential Diagnosis/Regional Examination
*The Painful Knee: Evaluation, Examination, and *Imaging
*Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
*Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
*Medial Collateral Ligament Injury
*Meniscal Injuries
*Rehab after Knee Arthroscopy
*Patellofemoral Disorders
*Evaluation of the Patellofemoral Joint
*Patellar Tendon Ruptures
*Articular Cartilage Procedures of the Knee
*Baker?s Cyst (Popliteal Cyst)
*Patella Fractures

Chapter 5 Foot and Ankle Injuriesm

*Differential Diagnosis/Regional Examination
*Ankle Sprains
*Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability: Rehabilitation after Lateral Ankle Ligament
*Reconstruction
*Inferior Heel Pain (Plantar?s Fasciitis)
*Achilles Tendon Dysfunction
*Posterior Tibial Tendon Insufficiency
*Metatarsalgia
*Hallux Rigidis
*First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Sprain (Turf Toe)

Chapter 6 The Arthritic Lower Extremity

*Differential Diagnosis/Regional Examination
*The Arthritic Hip
*The Arthritic Knee

Chapter 7 Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

*Differential Diagnosis/Regional Examination
*Assessment and Management