Fundamentals of Hand Therapy - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), Clinical Reasoning and Treatment Guidelines for Common Diagnoses of the Upper Extremity

Fundamentals of Hand Therapy - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

Clinical Reasoning and Treatment Guidelines for Common Diagnoses of the Upper Extremity

By Cynthia Cooper, MFA, MA, OTR/L, CHT, Director of Hand Therapy at NovaCare Rehabilitation, Phoenix, AZ, USA


Part One: Fundamentals

1. Fundamentals of Clinical Reasoning: Hand Therapy Concepts and Treatment Techniques and Rationale for Use - Cynthia Cooper

2. Upper Extremity Anatomy - Sharon Flinn and Peggy Beckley

3. Edema Reduction Techniques: A Biological Rationale for Selection - Sandra Artzberger

4. Tissue-Specific Exercises for the Upper Extremity - Lori Falkel

5. Evaluation of the Hand and Upper Extremity - Linda Klein

6. Assessing Functional Outcomes - Rebecca von der Heyde


Part Two: Professionalism

7. Clients with Functional Somatic Syndromes and Clients with Challenging Behavior - Joel Moorhead and Cynthia Cooper

8. Fundamentals of Client-Therapist Rapport - Teri Britt

9. Therapy Assistants? Roles in Hand Therapy - Cynthia Cooper

Appendix to Part Two: Some Thoughts on Professionalism - Cynthia Cooper


Part Three: Treatment Guidelines for Common Diagnoses of the Upper Extremity

10. Common Shoulder Diagnoses - Mike Butler

11. Common Elbow Diagnoses - Michael Staino

12. Common Peripheral Nerve Problems - Anne Moscony

13. Common Wrist and Hand Fractures - Anne Moscony

14. Common Forms of Tendinitis/Tendinosis - Cynthia Cooper and Hope Martin

15. Common Finger Sprains and Deformities - Cynthia Cooper

16. Tendon Injury - Linda Klein

17. Arthritis - Jeanine Biese

18. Pain Related Syndromes: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and Fibromyalgia - Romina Astifidis

19. Burns - Lisa Deshaies

20. Common Infections - Cynthia Cooper

21. Ganglion Cysts and Other Common Tumors of the Hand and Wrist - Cynthia Cooper

22. Traumatic Hand Injury Involving Multiple Structures - Paige Kurtz

23. Preventing and Treating Stiffness - Barbara Haines

24. Dupuytren?s Disease - Cornelia von Lersner-Benson

25. Upper Extremity Problems in Clients with Central Nervous System Dysfunction - Michelle Abrams

26. Pediatric Hand Therapy - Lynn Bassini and Mukund Patel

27. Geriatric Hand Therapy - Cynthia Cooper


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