399 p. : ill. ; 28cm.
Includes bibliographical references.
Therapeutic modalities : what they are and why they are used -- General application procedures -- Injury record keeping -- Tissue response to injury : inflammation, swelling, and edema -- Immediate care of acute orthopedic injuries -- The healing process -- Understanding pain and its relationship to injury -- Relieving orthopedic injury pain -- Principles of electricity for electrotherapy -- Application procedures : electrotherapy -- Principles of heat for thermotherapy -- Application procedures : superficial thermotherapy -- Cryotherapy beyond immediate care -- Application procedures : post-immediate care cryotherapy -- Therapeutic ultrasound -- Diathermy -- Therapeutic massage -- Spinal traction -- Laser and light therapy -- Differential application of therapeutic modalities -- Case studies using therapeutic modalities.
Fox Valley Technical College
Draper, David O.