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Effective Management of Musculoskeletal Injury : A Clinical Ergonomics Approach to Prevention, Treatment, and Rehab - Andrew Wilson

Effective Management of Musculoskeletal Injury

A Clinical Ergonomics Approach to Prevention, Treatment, and Rehab

Paperback Published: 8th October 2001
ISBN: 9780443063534
Number Of Pages: 232

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Section 1. The injury process
The type of injury. Developing a management model. Understanding the symptoms. Understan ding the physiology of the injury process. Ergonomic factors. Psycho social aspects. Personal factors. Principles of treatment and manage ment.

Section 2. Low back pain
Epidemiology o f low back pain. Risk factors for low back pain. The type of injury. Complex low back pain. Management.

Section 3. Neck, s houlder and upper limb pain
Neck pain. Shoulder pain. El bow, forearm and wrist pain. Nerve entrapments. Multiple tissue diso rders. Management strategies for chronic injuries.

References. cumulative and chronic types of injury. The book will be a valuable resource for all practitioners who deal with the management of musculoskeletal pain as part of their day to day practice.

""This volume sets out to provide an overview of the clinical and ergonomic management of work-related muscolo-skeletal ill health. The format and text make it easily read and digested. The text is widely referenced and likely to encourage readers to extend their knowledge base further. It is a soft-back publication, on good quality paper, with the text literally illustrated with line drawings, charts and photographs."" J M Hoenich, Physiotherapy, April 2002

The injury process The type of injury
Developing a management model
Understanding the symptoms
Understanding the physiology of the injury process
Ergonomic factors
Psychosocial aspects
Personal factors
Principles of treatment and management
Low back pain Epidemiology of low back pain
Risk factors for low back pain
The type of injury
Complex low back pain
Management
Neck, shoulder and upper limb pain Neck pain
Shoulder pain
Elbow, forearm and wrist pain
Nerve entrapments
Multiple tissue disorders
Management strategies for chronic injuries
References
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ISBN: 9780443063534
ISBN-10: 0443063532
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 232
Published: 8th October 2001
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 18.42  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.66