A System of Orthopaedic Medicine, 2nd Edition

A System of Orthopaedic Medicine

2nd Edition

By Ludwig Ombregt, MD, Medical Practitioner and International Lecturer in Orthopaedic Medicine, Kanegem, Belgium; Pierre Bisschop, Physiotherapist specializing in Orthopaedic Medicine, Knesselare, Belgium; International Lecturer in Orthopaedic Medicine; and Herman J. ter Veer, Physiotherapist specializing in Orthopaedic Medicine and Manual Therapist, Deventer, The Netherlands; International Lecturer in Orthopaedic Medicine


Section 1. General Principles
Pain. Pressure on nerves. Connective tissue. Clinical diagnosis of soft tissue lesions. General principles of treatment.
Section 2. The cervical spine
Applied anatomy of the cervical spine. Clinical examination of the cervical spine. Interpretation of findings. Disorders of the cervical spine. Mechanical disorders. Non-mechanical disorders. Other disorders. Whiplash injury. Treatment.
Section 3. The shoulder
Applied anatomy of the shoulder. Clinical examination of the shoulder. Interpretation of findings. Disorders of the inert structures. Disorders of the contractile structures. Disorders associated with a painful arc. A vascular disorder: subclavian steal syndrome.
Section 4. The shoulder girdle
Applied anatomy of the shoulder girdle. Clinical examination of the shoulder girdle. Interpretation of findings. Disorders of the inert structures. Disorders of the contractile structures. Disorders of the nerve tissue.
Section 5. The elbow
Applied anatomy of the elbow. Clinical examination of the elbow. Interpretation of findings. Disorders of the inert structures. Disorders of the contractile structures.
Section 6. The wrist, thumb and hand
Applied anatomy of the wrist, thumb and hand. Clinical examination of the wrist, thumb and hand. Interpretation of findings. Disorders of the lower radioulnar joint. Disorders of the wrist. Disorders of the thumb. Disorders of the hand and fingers.
Section 7. Nerve Lesions and entrapment neuropathies of the upper limb
Nerve lesions and entrapment neuropathies of the upper limb
Section 8. The thoracic spine
Applied anatomy of the thorax and abdomen. Clinical examination of the thoracic spine. Interpretation of findings. Disorders of the thoracic spine: disc lesions. Disorders of the thoracic spine: non-disc lesions. Disorders of the thoracic cage and abdomen. Ankylosing spondylitis of the thorax.
Section 9. The temporomandibular joint
Applied anatomy of the temporomandibular joint. Clinical examination of the temporomandibular joint. Interpretation of findings. Disorders of the temporomandibular joint.
Section 10. The lumbar spine
Introduction to the lumbar spine. Applied anatomy of the lumbar spine. Ageing of the lumbar spine. The dural concept. The ligamentous concept. The stenotic concept. Clinical examination of the lumbar spine. Interpretation of findings. Mechanical disorders of the lumbar spine: differential diagnosis. Non-mechanical disorders of the lumbar spine. Treatment of the lumbar spine.
Section 11. The sacroiliac joint and coccyx
Applied anatomy of the sacroiliac joint. Clinical examination of the sacroiliac joint. Interpretation of findings. Disorders of the sacroiliac joint. Anatomy and disorders of the coccyx.
Section 12. The hip and buttock
Applied anatomy of the hip and buttock. Clinical examination of the hip and buttock. Interpretation of findings. Disorders of the inert structures. Disorders of the contractile structures. Hip disorders in children. Summary of hip pain.
Section 13. The knee
Applied anatomy of the knee. Clinical examination of the knee. Interpretation of findings. Disorders of the inert structures: capsular and non-capsular patterns. Disorders of the inert structures: ligaments. Disorders of the contractile structures. Differential diagnosis of lesions at the knee.
Section 14. The lower leg, ankle and foot
Applied anatomy of the lower leg, ankle and foot. Clinical examination of the lower leg, ankle and foot. Interpretation of findings. Disorders of the lower leg. Disorders of the ankle and subtalar joints. Disorders of the midtarsal joints. Disorders of the forefoot and toes.
Section 15. Nerve lesions and entrapment neuropathies of the lower limb
Nerve lesions and entrapment neuropathies of the lower limb.
Section 16. Psychogenic Pain
Psychogenic pain.

Appendix: Teaching facilities.
Index.

Accompanying CDRom in dual format (Mac/PC)
CDRom containsapprox 30 mins of video clips demonstrating the investigations described in the text. The text is flagged at the appropriate points to direct the reader as to when there is a video clip to support what is written in the book. The CDRom also cross refers back to the relevant pages in the text.