Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation

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Michelle M. Lusardi, Caroline C. Nielsen
Butterworth-Heinemann, 2000 - Medical - 612 pages
Up-to-date and authoritative, this text covers orthotics and prosthetics in one comprehensive and cohesive source. Whether you are a student or clinician, if you work with patients with neuromuscular and musculoskeletal impairments, you will appreciate the lucid writing and practical applications this book provides. Organized from a functional, rather than a technical, perspective, this text supplies a strong foundational understanding of the field of orthotics and prosthetics that will give you the critical skills you need when working with this unique client population.

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Contents

Materials and Technology
11
Clinical Assessment of Pathologic Gait
33
Exercise Energy Cost and Aging in Orthotic
53
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Lusardi is Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut.

Nielsen is Physical Therapy Consultant, Welfleet, Massachusetts.

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