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FOUR STARS from Doody's Star Ratings™
This book presents the latest evidence-based information on current non-operative treatment recommendations for shoulder rehabilitation. Addressing a range of shoulder disorders, including glenohumeral joint instability, glenohumeral joint impingement, and frozen shoulder, Shoulder Rehabilitation: Non-Operative Treatment provides easy-to-follow guidelines on how to develop rehabilitation plans tailored to the specific needs of the patient. It also covers special topics in shoulder rehabilitation, such as how to modify traditional exercises for shoulder rehabilitation; the use of taping and external devices in rehabilitation; and the use of interval-based sport return programs.
Highlights of this text:
- In-depth coverage of specific shoulder pathologies with key basic science information
- Detailed descriptions of specific exercise modifications that will help return the active shoulder patient to full activity following physical therapy
- Extensive use of photographs and figures that illustrate recommended exercise and mobilization techniques
An ideal clinical reference, this book will benefit specialists in orthopedics, sports medicine, and physical therapy, as well as students in graduate-level physical therapy and athletic training programs.A wonderful job of presenting the specific rehabilitation strategies for primary, secondary, and internal impingement... A concise, logical approach to rehabilitating each pathology. The multitude of pictures along with tables of classifications, descriptions, and protocols help to reinforce the thorough content through this section. [In the second section of the text] the authors touch on material that is not readily available to many practitioners. ..Comprehensive, easy to read, and an excellent soruce of current information on rehabilitation of the shoulder. This book can and should serve as a reference for all those involved in rehabilitating the shoulder including physicians, physical therapists, and athletic trainers. ..It would be an excellent resource for personal trainers who are involved in sport-specific training. The author and his contributors have provided the rehabilitation community with a wonderful book that, when read, will make us all better practitioners.--Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical TherapyClear yet concise...[An] aspect of the book that makes it better than other shoulder rehabilitation texts is the emphasis on instituting progressions on the basis of functional capabilities rather than on a specific timetable. ...An excellent book for all therapists who treat shoulders...informative...may...redefine how you design a patient's rehabilitation program.--ADVANCE for Physical Therapists and PT AssistantsWell organized, evidence-based, and reader-friendly...The tables...are an excellent resource...highly useful...[a] focused approach, review of recent literature, and illustrated discussion...A well thought out section...[about]return to activity issues...distinguish this book.--Doody's Book Reviews