Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation, 3rd Edition

Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation

3rd Edition

By Michelle M. Lusardi, PhD, PT, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT; Millee Jorge and Caroline C. Nielsen, PhD


1. Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation: Multidisciplinary Approach
2. Aging and Exercise
3. Motor Control and Motor Learning
4. Evidence-Based Approach
5. Clinical Assessment of Gait
6. Materials and Technology
7. Footwear: Foundation for Lower Extremity Orthoses
8. Foot Orthoses
9. Principles of Lower Extremity Orthoses
10. Orthotic Decision Making in Neurological and Neuromuscular Disease
11. Orthoses for Knee Instability
12. Orthoses in Orthopedic Care and Trauma
13. Orthoses for Spinal Dysfunction
14. Orthoses for Hand and Upper Extremity Dysfunction
15. Orthoses in Burn Care
16. Seating and Wheelchairs
17. Etiology of Amputation
18. High Risk Foot and Wound Healing
19. Amputation Surgeries
20. Post-Op/Pre-Prosthetic Care
21. Prosthetic Feet
22. Partial Foot and Syme
23. Transtibial Prosthesis
24. Transfemoral Prostheses
25. Prosthetic Options for Persons with High and Bilateral Amputation
26. Early Rehabilitation in Lower Extremity Dysvascular Amputation
27. Advanced Rehabilitation for People with Microprocessor Knee Prostheses
28. Athletic Options for Persons with Amputation
29. Rehabilitation for Children with Limb Deficiency
30. Prosthetic Options for Persons with Upper Extremity Amputation
31. Rehabilitation for Persons with Upper Extremity Amputation