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orthoses, prostheses and assistive devices for physiotherapists / author akhoury gourang sinha, co-authors subrat kumar tripathy, raju sharma ; foreword jaswant rai

By: sinha, akhoury gourang [author].
Contributor(s): tripathy, subrat kumar [co-author] | sharma, raju [co-author] | rai, jaswant [presenter ].
Publisher: new delhi : jaypee brothers medical publishers (p)ltd, ©2012Edition: first edition.Description: xiv, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789350258989.Other title: Orthoses, Prostheses & Assistive Devices for Physiotherapists [Cover title].Subject(s): operative surgery -- cosmeticDDC classification: 617.95 Summary: This book Orthoses, Prostheses and Assistive Devices for Physiotherapists presents a comprehensive, yet concise description of orthoses, prostheses and various assistive devices such as wheel-chairs, walking aids and therapeutic positioning devices (chairs, standing frames and parawalkers). The main audience of the book are the practitioners and students of physiotherapy, practitioners of orthopedics, sports medicine, occupational therapy and other professional groups dealing with locomotor disability. The subject matter is presented in three sections dealing with orthoses, prostheses and assistive devices. Orthosis and prosthesis are important components of any rehabilitation strategy designed for locomotor disabled. Physiotherapists deal with the prevention and rehabilitation of the locomotor disability. In this book detailed description of hand splints and foot orthoses (Jaipur foot), concise descriptions of spinal orthoses with specific clinic uses and biomechanics, and the types and components of upper and lower limb prostheses. In order to facilitate the understanding, the book contains a good number of figures and photographs of most of the devices described. The book intends to fulfill these requirements and attempts to provide all the relevant information in one place.
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This book Orthoses, Prostheses and Assistive Devices for Physiotherapists presents a comprehensive, yet concise description of orthoses, prostheses and various assistive devices such as wheel-chairs, walking aids and therapeutic positioning devices (chairs, standing frames and parawalkers). The main audience of the book are the practitioners and students of physiotherapy, practitioners of orthopedics, sports medicine, occupational therapy and other professional groups dealing with locomotor disability. The subject matter is presented in three sections dealing with orthoses, prostheses and assistive devices. Orthosis and prosthesis are important components of any rehabilitation strategy designed for locomotor disabled. Physiotherapists deal with the prevention and rehabilitation of the locomotor disability. In this book detailed description of hand splints and foot orthoses (Jaipur foot), concise descriptions of spinal orthoses with specific clinic uses and biomechanics, and the types and components of upper and lower limb prostheses. In order to facilitate the understanding, the book contains a good number of figures and photographs of most of the devices described. The book intends to fulfill these requirements and attempts to provide all the relevant information in one place.

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