Orthopedic Rehabilitation Science: Principles for Clinical Management of Bone

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Butterworth-Heinemann, 2000 - Medical - 204 pages
This practical reference presents basic science knowledge of bone dynamics in health and disease states commonly encountered in physical therapy practice. It will help physical therapists understand the structure and mechanics of bone tissue, including the impact of physical activity on bone, so that they can more effectively treat their patients.

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Structure Function and Metabolic Properties
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Osteoblast Osteoclast and Osteocyte
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Summary
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Katie Lundon, B.Sc. (PT), M.Sc., Ph.D. is Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.

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