Therapeutic Modalities for Musculoskeletal Injuries (Athletic Training Education)

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9780736055826: Therapeutic Modalities for Musculoskeletal Injuries (Athletic Training Education)
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Aimed at students in physiotherapy and sport medicine, as well as a reference for physiotherapists and rehabilitation professionals. Provides an introduction to the theory and practical application of therapeutic modalities in injury rehabilitation. Covers topics including psychological aspects of rehabilitation, tissue injury, pain and pain relief, impact of pain and injury on neuromuscular control, as well as new chapters on the use of laser treatment. Readers will learn the latest initiatives to improve client care and identify optimal treatment strategies.

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""An excellent primary textbook for a modalities course directed at either physical therapy or athletic training students. It would also be an excellent reference for any clinician seeking a simple but thorough text on physical modalities." Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy" ""I would highly recommend this book to upper level undergraduate athletic training students or to any practicing athletic trainer as a reference."" Monica R. Lininger, MA, ATC "Hope College" "The author does a superb job of sewing into the text a reinforcement of the athletic trainer's scope of practice. Journal of Sports Chiropractic & Rehabilitation" (review of first edition) "The text is a well organized presentation of information on tissue response to injury, pain and their management with the various types of therapeutic modalities. Journal of Athletic Training" (review of first edition) "this book presents the entry level information clearly in language the novice modality student should be able to understand. Journal of Athletic Training" (review of first edition)

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Craig Denegar is associate professor of orthopaedics and rehabilitation at Pennsylvania State University. He has more than 20 years of experience as an athletic trainer and extensive clinical practice related to persistent orthopaedic pain. He has contributed to a number of chapters on pain and pain control, as well as numerous other publications. Ethan Saliba is a professor in medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Virginia. Susan Foreman Saliba is a senior associate athletic trainer and a clinical instructor at the University of Virginia where she has taught therapeutic modalities for over 12 years.

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