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Integrating Physical Agents in Rehabilitation, 2nd Edition

By Bernadette Hecox, Joseph Weisberg, Tsega Andemicael-Mehreteab, John Sanko

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 3, 2005

Table of Contents

PART I APPROACHING PHYSICAL AGENTS

1. Introduction

2. The Skin

3. The Circulatory System

4. Wound Management

5. Edema

6. Pain

7. Electromagnetic Spectrum

 

PART II THERMAL AGENTS

8. Terminology

9. Thermal Physics

10. Biophysics

11. Physiological Responses to Thermal Stimuli

12. Clinical Effects of Thermal Modalities

13. Superficial Thermotherapy

14. Cryotherapy

15. Ultrasound

16. Diathermy

17. Safety Considerations for Thermal Modalities

 

PART III ELECTROTHERAPY

18. Therapeutic Electricity

19. Electrophysiology

20. Clinical Applications of Electrical Stimulation

21. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)

22. Iontophoresis

23. Clinical Electroneuromyography

 

PART IV MECHANICAL AGENTS

24. Spinal Traction

25. External Compression

26. Hydrotherapy

 

PART V PHOTOCHEMICAL AGENTS

27. Ultraviolet Radiation

28. Low-Level Laser Therapy

 

PART VI ADDITIONAL CLINICAL APPLICATIONS

29. Biofeedback

30. Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

 

APPENDIX CLINICAL CASES AND LABORATORY EXPERIMENTS 501

Clinical Cases and Laboratory Experiments with the Thermal Agents Appendix

Clinical Cases and Laboratory Experiments with the Electrical Agents Appendix

Clinical Cases and Laboratory Experiments with the Mechanical Agents Appendix

Clinical Cases and Laboratory Experiments with the Photochemical Agents Appendix

Clinical Cases and Laboratory Experiments with Biofeedback and Pelvic Floor

Rehabilitation Appendix

 

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