Orthotics: Clinical Practice and Rehabilitation Technology

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John B. Redford, John V. Basmajian, Paul Trautman
Churchill Livingstone, 1995 - Medical - 337 pages
For people new to orthotics, relates medical diagnoses to the specific technology of the field. Focuses on basic principles and standard devices that will continue to be practical no matter what advances the future may bring; considers economic as well as technical realities. Discusses orthoses for the lower limbs, the foot, the spine, and the upper limbs. Other topics include children, wheelchairs, driving modifications, and environmental control for people with disabilities. Includes an extensive glossary without pronunciation. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Contents

Lower Limb Orthoses 13 Herbert Kent and John B Redford
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Foot Orthoses and Prescription Shoes 55 9 Adaptations in and to the Home Environment 235
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Upper Limb Orthoses
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