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Fundamentals of Hand Therapy

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Fundamentals of Hand Therapy

Book

The second edition of this essential text and reference for therapy of upper extremity problems!

This recent publication contains new and updated chapters plus links to a supplemental web site with videos and additional material.

Written for hand therapy specialists and non-specialists, this illustrated text and reference emphasizes treatment fundamentals, provides tips and guidelines for hand therapy treatment, and enhances critical thinking about clients’ individual needs.

Chapters include coverage of:

Anatomy; fractures; tendon injuries; shoulder, elbow, and wrist disorders; evaluation; pain; tendinopathy; chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy; wound care; arthritis; peripheral nerve problems; integrative strategies; and more

The book also:

  • Emphasizes the development of clinical reasoning skills, describing the components of the evaluation process
  • Presents case studies to demonstrate the use of clinical reasoning and to highlight the “human” side of each client encounter
  • Provides clinical pearls and precautions from the author and contributors, which they have learned from years of clinical experience

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