Physical agents in rehabilitation : an evidence-based approach to practice / [edited by] Michelle H. Cameron, MD, PT, MCR, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Oregon Health & Science University, MS Fellowship Director, MS Center for Excellence-West, VA Portland Health Care System, Owner, Health Potentials, Portland, Oregon.

Contributor(s): Cameron, Michelle H [editor.]
Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Saunders, [2018]Edition: Fifth editionDescription: xi, 448 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780323445672 (pbk.); 0323445675 (pbk.)Subject(s): Physical therapy | Medicine, PhysicalDDC classification: 615.8/2 LOC classification: RM 700 | .P464 2018
Contents:
Introduction to physical agents. The physiology of physical agents -- Physical agents in clinical practice -- Pathology and patient problems. Inflammation and tissue repair -- Pain and pain management -- Tone abnormalities -- Motion restrictions -- Thermal agents. Introduction to thermal agents -- Superficial cold and heat -- Ultrasound -- Diathermy -- Electrical currents. Introduction to electrotherapy -- Electrical currents for muscle contractions -- Electrical currents for pain control -- Electrical currents for soft tissue healing -- Electromyographic (EMG) Biofeedback -- Electromagnetic Agents. Lasers and light -- Ultraviolet therapy -- Mechanical agents. Hydrotherapy -- Traction -- Compression.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction to physical agents. The physiology of physical agents -- Physical agents in clinical practice -- Pathology and patient problems. Inflammation and tissue repair -- Pain and pain management -- Tone abnormalities -- Motion restrictions -- Thermal agents. Introduction to thermal agents -- Superficial cold and heat -- Ultrasound -- Diathermy -- Electrical currents. Introduction to electrotherapy -- Electrical currents for muscle contractions -- Electrical currents for pain control -- Electrical currents for soft tissue healing -- Electromyographic (EMG) Biofeedback -- Electromagnetic Agents. Lasers and light -- Ultraviolet therapy -- Mechanical agents. Hydrotherapy -- Traction -- Compression.

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