With detailed descriptions of orthopedic surgeries, Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient, 3rd Edition provides current, evidence-based guidelines to designing effective rehabilitation strategies. Coverage of each condition includes an overview of the orthopedic patient's entire course of treatment from pre- to post-surgery. For each phase of rehabilitation, this book describes the postoperative timeline, the goals, potential complications and precautions, and appropriate therapeutic procedures.
New to this edition are chapters on disc replacement, cartilage replacement, hallux valgus, and transitioning the running athlete. Edited by Lisa Maxey and Jim Magnusson, and with chapters written by both surgeons and physical therapists, Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient provides valuable insights into the use of physical therapy in the rehabilitation process.
|Contact Hours: 15|
Text Course Format: Text
|Target Audience: ATC/LAT, PT/PTA|
|Instructional Level: Beginner|
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- Chapter 1: Pathogenesis of Soft Tissue and Bone Repair
- Chapter 2: Soft Tissue Healing Considerations After Surgery
- Chapter 22: Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
- Chapter 23: Arthroscopic Lateral Retinaculum Release
- Chapter 24: Meniscectomy and Meniscal Repair
- Chapter 25: Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation
- Chapter 26: Patella Open Reduction and Internal Fixation
- Chapter 28: Lateral Ligament Repair of the Ankle
- Chapter 29: Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of the Ankle
- Chapter 30: Ankle Arthroscopy
- Chapter 31: Achilles Tendon Repair
- Chapter 32: Surgical Correction for Hallux Valgus Deformity
- Chapter 33: Transitioning the Jumping Athlete
- Chapter 34: Transitioning the Running Athlete
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study on postoperative rehabilitation for the orthopedic outpatient population.
At the end of this course the professional will be able to
- Recognize 4 phases of incision and wound healing after surgery.
- Define DOMS.
- Identify and differentiate between 3 types of connective tissue found in the human body.
- List 4 guidelines the physical therapist should follow when dealing with scar tissue after surgery.
- List 4 distinct stages of maturation for a tendon graft.
- Identify and differentiate between 4 phases for physical therapy guidelines for rehabilitation following an ACL.
- List 4 strict indications for lateral release.
- Recognize 3 requirements that show a patient is ready to be weaned off the patellofemoral taping protocol.
- Recognize 4 techniques for meniscal repair.
- Recognize the inside-out meniscal repair is the most popular technique for meniscus repair.
- Identify the “4 quad” program.
- Identify 2 stages of surgical technique for an autologous chondrocyte implantation.
- List 3 complications after chondrocyte implantation.
- Identify 2 main criteria to determine whether surgery is indicated for a patella fracture.
- Identify and differentiate between 3 phases of therapy guidelines for rehabilitation following a patella ORIF.
- List 5 indications for reconstruction of the ankle’s lateral ligaments.
- Recognize the surgical method of choice for most patients with lateral ankle instability.
- Identify and differentiate between 4 phases of therapy guidelines for rehabilitation following a lateral ligament repair of the ankle.
- Recognize 4 criteria that must be fulfilled to achieve the best possible functional results in the treatment of ankle fractures.
- Identify and differentiate between 4 phases of therapy guidelines for rehabilitation following an ORIF of the ankle.
- List 4 ways that ankle arthroscopy is usually performed and 8 indications for ankle arthroscopy.
- Recognize 6 basic principles the physical therapist should consider when planning an ankle rehabilitation protocol.
- Recognize Achilles tendon pathology is classified into 3 different categories.
- Identify 3 activities that can rupture a tendon and 6 manifestations of cast immobilization.
- Define percutaneous repair technique.
- Recognize a fibrin clot develops during the inflammatory response.
- Define bunion and list 3 common causes of bunion deformities.
- Identify and differentiate between 5 categories used to correct bunion deformities.
- Identify 5 common complications associated with a bunionectomy procedure.
- Recognize and differentiate between 4 phases of therapy guidelines for rehabilitation following a bunionectomy.
- List 8 major muscle groups to stretch when transitioning the jumping athlete back to the court.
- Define intensity in plyometrics.
- Define Baseline Balance Test.
- Identify and differentiate between 4 phases of returning to a running program.
Criteria for Completion:
A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
Contact Hours: 15
Target Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, and Athletic Trainers.
Instructional Level: Beginner
Course Type: Text
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