Therapeutic Modalities The Art and Science

ISBN-10: 0781757444

ISBN-13: 9780781757447

Edition: 2008

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This is user-friendly text, written in a clear and friendly manner by leading experts in the field, is intended primarily for undergraduate athletic training students. It encourages students to understand both the how and the why of therapeutic modality use so readers become thinking, decision-making professionals. It provides the knowledge needed to evaluate and select the most appropriate modality. All major modalities used to treat orthopedic injury and pain are covered, from electrotherapy to therapeutic heat and cold to therapeutic massage.
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Book details

List price: $88.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 9/24/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 399
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.630
Language: English

In Perspective
Therapeutic Modalities: What They Are and Why They Are Used
General Application Procedures
Injury Record Keeping
Review Questions
Orthopedic Injury, Immediate Care, And Healing
Tissue Response to Injury: Inflammation, Swelling, and Edema
Immediate Care of Orthopedic Injuries
The Healing Process
Review Questions
Pain And Orthopedic Injuries
Understanding Pain and Its Relationship to Injury
Relieving Orthopedic Injury Pain
Review Questions
Principles of Electricity for Electrotherapy
Application Procedures: Electrotherapy
Review Questions
Therapeutic Heat And Cold
Principles of Heat for Thermotherapy
Application Procedures: Superficial Thermotherapy
Cryotherapy Beyond Immediate Care
Application Procedures: Post-Immediate Care Cryotherapy
Therapeutic Ultrasound
Review Questions
Other Modalities
Therapeutic Massage
Spinal Traction
Laser and Light Therapy
Review Questions
Putting It All Together
Differential Application of Therapeutic Modalities
Case Studies Using Therapeutic Modalities
Review Questions
Appendix: Answers to Review Questions
Contents Of Clinical Activities Manual
Introduction: How to Use This Workbook
Discovery Activities
Records Search
Comparing Various Ways of Providing Compression When Using RICES
Comparing Elastic Wraps and Plastic Wraps on a Spool for Providing Compression
Electrical Stimulation Electrode Application Parameters
Finding Optimal Electrode Placement Sites (Motor Points)
Comparing Old and New Reusable Electrodes
Comparing Single Use with Reusable Electrodes
Iontophoresis to Reduce Scar Tissue/Adhesions
Iontophoresis to Produce Numbness
Comparing Intensity and Duration of Heat Sensation Provided by Various Heat Modalities
Comparing Intensity and Duration of Heat Provided by Various Wraps, Plasters, and Patches
Comparing Intensity and Duration of Heat Provided by Various Sports Creams and a Placebo
Comparing Intensity and Duration of Cold Sensation Provided by Various Cold Modalities
Comparing Intensity of Cold Sensation from Ice Immersion With and Without a Neoprene Toe Cap
Comparing Intensity and Duration of Heat Provided by Ultrasound via Various Coupling Mediums
Comparing Intensity of Heat Sensation Provided by Ultrasound at 1MHz and 3MHz
Comparing So-called Coupling Mediums in their Ability to Conduct Ultrasound
What Healed the Lesion: The Ultrasound, the Antibiotic Ointment, or a Combination of Both?
Application Proficiency Activities
TENS: Pain
NMES: Tetanic Contraction
NMES: Twitch Contraction
Hot Pack
Paraffin Bath
Lymph Edema Pump
Pulsed Shortwave Diathermy
Cervical Traction
Lumbar Traction
Light T
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