Physical Therapy of the Shoulder

Author: Robert A. Donatelli


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  • ISBN: 9781437707403
  • Author: Robert A. Donatelli
  • Publ Date: 2011-05-13
  • Edition: 5
  • Pages: 488
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 13621

Table of Contents :

I: Mechanics of Movement and Evaluation 1. The Guide to Practice 2. Functional Anatomy and Mechanics 3. Throwing Injuries 4. Examination and Evaluation of the Shoulder II: Neurologic Considerations 5. Interrelationship of the Spine, Rib Cage, and Shoulder 6. Neural Tissue Evaluation and Treatment 7. Sensory Integration and Neuromuscular Control of the Shoulder 8. Evaluation and Treatment of Brachial Plexus Lesions III: Special Considerations 9. Impingement Syndrome and Impingement-Related Instability 10. Frozen Shoulder 11. Etiology and Evaluation of Rotator Cuff Pathologic Conditions and Rehabilitation 12. Visceral Referred Pain to the Shoulder IV: Treatment Approaches 13. Manual Therapy Techniques 14. Muscle Length Testing and Electromyographic Data for Manual Strength Testing and Exercises for the Shoulder 15. Myofascial Trigger Points of the Shoulder V: Surgical Considerations 16. Shoulder Instability 17. Rotator Cuff Repairs 18. Surgical Approach to Shoulder Instabilities 19. Total Shoulder Replacements 20. Strength Training Concepts


The leading reference on shoulder rehabilitation, "Physical Therapy of the Shoulder, 5th Edition" provides complete information on the functional anatomy of the shoulder, the mechanics of movement, and the evaluation and treatment of shoulder disorders. It promotes current, evidence-based practice with coverage of the latest rehabilitation and surgical techniques. Case studies show the clinical application of key principles, and follow the practice patterns from the "APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition", relating to shoulder disorders. Edited by Robert Donatelli, a well-known lecturer and consultant for professional athletes, this book includes a companion website with video clips demonstrating shoulder therapy techniques and procedures.


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