This PDF book
covers the following topics related to Orthopaedic Surgery : Overview,
Introduction, Work Environments, The Operating Room, The Floor, The Emergency
Department, Nights On Call, Student Talks and Journal Article Presentations,
Orthopaedic Divisions, Adult Reconstruction, Foot and Ankle, Hand/Upper
Extremity, Pediatrics, Spine, Sports Medicine, Trauma.
This sequence presents the fundamental
principles of muscle physiology and clinical problems of abnormal muscle
physiology. Students learn to understand the processes involved in development
of the musculoskeletal system and commonly encountered developmental
Sports injuries are injuries that occur in athletic activities or
exercising. The purpose of this book is to review the state of the art of the
actual knowledge on muscle tears in athletes, in particular for what concern the
biology of muscle healing, the conservative and surgical treatments and the
preventive aspects. Therefore, this textbook can be a valid tool for all Sport
Medicine practitioners such as physicians, physiotherapists and fitness
Author(s): Gian Nicola Bisciotti and Cristiano
This guide provides much needed information on bone
health, an often overlooked aspect of physical health. This report follows in
the tradition of previous Surgeon Generalsí reports by identifying the relevant
scientific data, rigorously evaluating and summarizing the evidence, and
determining conclusions. Major topics covered includes: What Is Bone Health?,
The Basics of Bone in Health and Disease, Diseases of Bone, The Frequency of
Bone Disease, The Burden of Bone Disease, What Can Individuals Do to Improve
Their Bone Health, Lifestyle Approaches to Promote Bone Health, What Can Health
Systems and Population-based Approaches Do to Promote Bone Health.
Author(s): National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S.
National Library of Medicine
Low back pain is a common disorder involving the muscles,
nerves, and bones of the back. This book includes two sections. Section one is
about basic science, epidemiology, risk factors and evaluation, section two is
about clinical science especially different approach in exercise therapy.
This book is written as a text-book
for students and as a ready-reference book for general practitioners. Special
stress is laid upon early diagnosis, and, instead of giving in detail every
method of treatment that has ever been employed, only such methods are given as
in the writer's experience have yielded the best results.