Veterinary physiotherapy and rehabilitation
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Veterinary physiotherapy and rehabilitation

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Written by one of our country’s most eminent specialists Gemma del Pueyo, this book enables veterinary surgeons to further their knowledge in physiotherapy and veterinary rehabilitation, as well as to discover the possibilities offered by this discipline in the treatment of musculoskeletal and nervous pathologies in pets. In order to make contents as accessible as possible and make them quick and easy to find for the readers, these have been developed in a very simple but precise manner.

1. Introduction Which patients can be treated? Objectives and practise method Therapeutic techniques and modalities 2. Physiology of inflammation Stages of inflammation Tissue repair 3. Functional assessment of the patient Clinical history Basic general examination Orthopedic and neurological examination Dynamic study/assessment of the gait Pain degree determination Assessment of disability ́s degree General palpation Assessment of the articular arch Specific muscle palpation Design of a rehabilitation program 4. Physiology of exercise What does physical condition mean? Muscles need energy! Training of the healthy animal 5. Kinesitherapy and stretching Kinesitherapy Stretching 6. Use of superficial cold and heat in rehabilitation Use of superficial cold Termotherapy 7. Therapeutic massage Therapeutic effects of massage Tissue response Types of massage 8. Electrical stimulation Introduction Basic principles of electricity Types of electric current Physiologic responses Pulsating currents. Wave parameters Types of electrodes Physiologic effects Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation Interferential electrical stimulation Microcurrents 9. Ultrasounds Ultrasounds machine Physiologic response Clinical application 10. Hydrotherapy Properties of water Types of hydrotherapy 11. How to rehabilitate? Orthopedic rehabilitation Neurological rehabilitation Rehabilitation of fractures Rehabilitation of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury Rehabilitation of hip dysplasia Neurological rehabilitation 12. Rehabilitation and physiotherapy of the osteoarthritic patient Rehabilitation program for the osteoarthritic patient Physical therapies used in the osteoarthritic patient Rehabilitation program model for osteoarthritis 
  • Idioma Inglés
  • Autor/es Gemma del Pueyo Montesinos
  • Año de edición 2012
  • Nº Páginas 184
  • Encuadernación Hard cover
  • Tamaño 17 X 24

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