BeschreibungTendon ailments are a significant cause of morbidity among athletes of all levels and are increasing in prevalence. Their management is often empirical, and para-scientific, only looking at the biological aspects of tendon ailments. This book conveys a comprehensive and concise body of knowledge on the management of tendon problems in sportspeople with practical details of clinical protocols. Tendon Injuries: Basic Science and Clinical Medicine is specifically dedicated to the clinical aspects of tendinopathy and provides the required knowledge and scientific basis for the sports medicine practitioner, orthopedic specialist and student facing upper and lower limb tendon ailments in athletes. A comprehensive review of tendon disorders is given and modern criteria of management outlined to form the basis of effective clinical management of this group of patients.
InhaltsverzeichnisBasic sciences, etiology and pathomechanics 1 Anatomy of Tendons 2 Mechanical Properties of Tendons 3 Growth and Development of Tendons 4 Aging and degeneration of tendons 5 Epidemiology of Tendon Problems in Sport 6 Neurogenic, Mast Cell and Gender Variables in Tendon Biology 7 Imaging of Tendon Injuries Anatomical sites and presentation 8 Injury of the Musculotendinous Junction 9 Insertional Tendinopathy in Sports 10 Tendon Avulsions in Children and Adolescents 11 Tendinopathy in the Workplace 12 Rotator cuff tendinopathy 13 Rotator Cuff Disorders 14 Tendinopathies Around the Elbow 15 Hand and Wrist Tendinopathies 16 Groin tendon injury 17 Knee and Thigh Overuse Tendinopathy 18 Patellar tendinopathy and patellar tendon rupture 19 Hindfoot Tendinopathies in Athletes 20 Achilles Tendon Rupture 21 Achilles Tendinopathy Management of tendon injuries 22 Anti-Inflammatory Therapy in Tendinopathy 23 The Effect of Therapeutic Modalities on Tendinopathy 24 Rehabilitation after Tendon Injuries 25 Surgery for Chronic Overuse Tendon Problems in Athletes New developments 26 Research methodology and animal modeling in tendinopathy 27 Tendon Innervation and Neuronal Response After Injury 28 The use of growth factors in the management of tendinopathies 29 Optimization of tendon healing 30 Gene Therapy in Tendon Ailments 31 Tendon Regeneration Using Mesenchymal Stem Cells
PressestimmenFrom the reviews:
"This book should be of great interest to all those involved with the management of soft tissue injuries, be they physiotherapist, physician or surgeon. The editors are to be congratulated in co-ordinating the input from so many international experts. ... I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book ... . each chapter presents state of the art knowledge and I look forward to referring to it ... . This book offers the practising clinician the best of what we have to date ... ." (Dr. Keith Bush, The Journal of Orthopaedic Medicine, Vol. 27 (3), 2005)
"The book reviews the current research and trends in diagnosis and medical and conservative treatment of tendon injuries. ... This book provides a very comprehensive resource on the topic of tendon injuries, allowing clinicians to make sound, research-based decisions. ... this is a very well organized, in-depth text that would be very useful to healthcare professionals who treat patients with tendon injuries and for students in the advanced stages of a healthcare related course." (Brian Woltz, The Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy, 2006)
"This multinational, multi-author book attempts an ambitious, all-embracing account of tendon problems. ... The quality of the writing is good and the text is readable and devoid of jargon ... . there is a great deal in this book and I recommend it to interested surgeons, physicians and other health professionals involved in sports medicine." (T. Gibson, The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol. 88-B (3), 2006)
"Dedicated works only with tendineuse pathology are rare whereas this one is very frequent. From this report, the authors carried out a work exploring all the facets of this pathology in three essential directions: diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. ... The iconography, primarily in black and white, is didactic and explicit. The bibliography is particularly complete. This undeniable reference book will interest a large audience, well beyond the doctors and surgeons, namely kinesitherapists, students ... ." (Laurent Balabaud, European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Vol. 19, 2009)
Untertitel: Basic Science and Clinical Medicine. 2005. Auflage. Book. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2005
Seitenanzahl: 356 Seiten