Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation, A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition

Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation

3rd Edition A Practical Guide

By Susan L. Burke, OTR/L, CHT, MBA, Regional Director, Hand and Upper Extremity Program, Department of Hand Therapy, Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD; James Higgins, MD, Attending Hand Surgeon, Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD; Michael A. McClinton, MD, Attending Hand Surgeon, Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD; Rebecca Saunders, PT, CHT, Senior Hand Therapist, Department of Hand Therapy, Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD; and Lauren Valdata, RPT, CHT, Senior Hand Therapist, Raymond M. Curtis Hand Center, The Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD


Part 1. Wound Management
1. Wound Care
2. Skin Grafts and Flaps
3. Burns
4. Scar Management

Part 2. Nerve Injuries and Compression
5. Sensibility Testing
6. Median Nerve Compression
7. Ulnar Nerve Compression
8. Radial Nerve Compression
9. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
10. Nerve Repair
11. Desensitization and Reeducation
12. Tendon Transfers for Median Nerve Palsy
13. Tendon Transfers for Ulnar Nerve Palsy
14. Tendon Transfers for Radial Nerve Palsy
15. Brachial Plexus Injuries
16. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Part 3. Tendon Injuries
17. Flexor Tendon Repair
18. Flexor Tendon Reconstruction
19. Flexor Tenolysis
20. Management of Extensor Tendon Repairs
21. Extensor Tendon Imbalance (Mallet, Swan Neck, Boutonniere)
22. Extensor Tenolysis
23. Complex Extensor Reconstruction

Part 4. Shoulder
24. Shoulder Tendonitis
25. Rotator Cuff Repairs
26. Glenohumeral Instability
27. Humeral Fractures
28. Shoulder Arthroplasty

Part 5. Elbow
29. Epicondylitis
30. Elbow Fractures and Dislocations
31. Elbow Arthroscopy
32. Elbow Arthroplasty

Part 6. Wrist and Distal Radial Ulnar Joint
33. Wrist and Hand Tendonopathies
34. Wrist Arthroscopy
35. Carpal Fractures and Instabilities
36. Triangular Fibrocartilage Injuries
37. External and Internal Fixation of Unstable Distal Radius Fractures
38. Ulnar Head Resection
39. Proximal Row Carpectomy
40. Wrist Arthroplasty
41. Wrist Arthrodesis

Part 7. Hand
42. Dupuytren's Disease
43. Ligament Injuries of the Hand
44. Digital Fracture Rehabilitation
45. Replantation
46. Digital Amputation and Ray Resection
47. Metacarpal and Proximal interphalangeal Joint Capsulectomy
48. Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint Arthroplasty
49. Metacarpophalangeal Joint Arthroplasty
50. Proximal and Distal Interphalangeal Joint Arthroplasty
51. Small Joint Arthrodesis of the Hand

Part 8. Special Topics
52. Conservative Management of Arthritis
53. Congenital Hand Differences
54. Therapeutic Management of the Performing Artist
55. Special Considerations and Common Injuries of Athletes
56. Management of Acquired Upper Extremity Amputations
57. Social Work Services
58. Industrial Rehabilitation Services
59. Evidence-Based Practice in Hand Therapy