Michlovitz's Modalities for Therapeutic Intervention

Editor/Author Bellew, James W., Michlovitz, Susan L. and Nolan, Jr., Thomas P.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: F.A.Davis Company

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ISBN: 978-0-80-364563-9
Category: Health & Medicine - Rehabilitation & Therapy
Image Count: 292
Book Status: Available
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Here's a current, concise, and evidence-based approach to the selection, application, and biophysical effects of therapeutic modalities in a case-based format with a wealth of photographs and figures. The 6th Edition builds and expands on the strengths of previous editions and their focus on expanding and strengthening clinical decision-making skills through a hands-on, problem-solving approach.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Preface to the Sixth Edition
  • Preface to the First Edition
  • Acknowledgments
  • Biographies
  • Contributors
  • Reviewers
  • How to Use This Book
  • Chapter Content and Related Curricular Areas
  • SECTION I INTRODUCTION TO THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES
  • CHAPTER 1 Therapeutic Modalities Past, Present, and Future: Their Role in the Patient Care Management Model - James W. Bellew, PT, EdD
  • SECTION II TYPES OF MODALITIES
  • CHAPTER 2 Cold Therapy Modalities - Stacie J. Fruth, PT, DHSc, OCS, and Susan L. Michlovitz, PT, PhD, CHT
  • CHAPTER 3 Therapeutic Heat - Sandy Rennie, PT, PhD, and Susan L. Michlovitz, PT, PhD, CHT
  • CHAPTER 4 Therapeutic Ultrasound - David Lake PT, PhD
  • CHAPTER 5 Hydrotherapy: The Use of Water as a Therapeutic Agent - Elaine L. Bukowski, PT, DPT, (D) ABDA Emerita, and Thomas P. Nolan Jr., PT, DPT, OCS
  • CHAPTER 6 Electromagnetic Waves—Laser, Diathermy, and Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields - Robert Post, PT, PhD, and Thomas P. Nolan Jr., PT, DPT, OCS
  • CHAPTER 7 Spinal Traction - Charles Hazle, PT, PhD
  • CHAPTER 8 Intermittent Pneumatic Compression - Robert Marsico, PT, EdD, OCS
  • CHAPTER 9 Foundations of Clinical Electrotherapy - James W. Bellew, PT, EdD
  • CHAPTER 10 Clinical Electrical Stimulation: Application and Techniques - James W. Bellew, PT, EdD
  • SECTION III CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF MODALITIES
  • CHAPTER 11 Mechanisms of Pain and Use of Therapeutic Modalities - Richard E. Liebano, PT, PhD
  • CHAPTER 12 Therapeutic Modalities for Improving Range of Motion - Andrew Starsky, PT, PhD
  • CHAPTER 13 Electrotherapy for Musculoskeletal Disorders - C. Scott Bickel, PT, PhD; Chris M. Gregory, PT, PhD; and James W. Bellew, PT, EdD
  • CHAPTER 14 NMES and FES in Patients With Neurological Diagnoses - Therese E. Johnston, PT, PhD, MBA
  • CHAPTER 15 Therapeutic Modalities for Tissue Healing - Ed Mahoney, PT, DPT, CWS
  • CHAPTER 16 Alternative Modalities for Pain and Tissue Healing - Thomas P. Nolan Jr., PT, DPT, OCS, and Susan L. Michlovitz, PT, PhD, CHT
  • CHAPTER 17 Electrophysiological Testing of Nerves and Muscles - Arthur J. Nitz, PT, PhD, and James W. Bellew, PT, EdD
  • Glossary