Soft Tissue Pain and Disability

F.A. Davis, 1996 - 545 pages
This popular series, by a distinguished professor of physical medicine, has proved helpful to physicians and therapists all over the world. Each book offers sound, common-sense guidance in diagnosing and treating painful and disabling conditions.

In very book, the author's lucid text and instructional drawings provide a strong foundation in the basic and functional anatomy of the pain's region. He discusses various painful conditions and shows how each condition is related to the abnormal mechanism causing the pain or disability. Specific and practical suggestions for treatment help to correct or alter the abnormality discovered from the history and physical examination. Details on the individual books follow.
-- Includes 5 new chapters covering fibromyalgia syndromes, treatment modalities for soft tissue pain, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, psychological aspects of soft tissue pain, and workers' compensation
-- Discusses repetitive trauma disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome and low back injuries
-- Soft tissue is defined thoroughly, as it has become the basis of many medical-legal arbitrations and the basis of many personal injury and workers' compensation claims

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À propos de l'auteur (1996)

Professor Emeritus, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA.

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