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Medicine - Orthopedics | Sports Injuries to the Shoulder and Elbow

Sports Injuries to the Shoulder and Elbow

PARK, Jin-Young (Ed.)

2015, XIII, 900 p. 441 illus., 353 illus. in color.

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  • Helps to achieve excellent outcomes in athletes with injuries of the shoulder and elbow
  • Explains current trends in sports injury mechanisms and essential physical examinations
  • Provides detailed guidance on non-surgical and surgical treatment protocols
  • Describes common surgical techniques and the author’s preferred methods
  • Offers clear advice on rehabilitation with the aid of accompanying videos
This book documents current knowledge on the mechanisms involved in sports injuries to the shoulder and elbow, reviews essential physical examinations, and explains the role of diagnostic imaging. Above all, it describes in detail the treatment modalities that are appropriate to the injuries encountered in throwing and overhead athletes, including chronic repetitive and acute traumatic injuries. Both conservative and surgical treatments are covered; the author’s own preferred operative techniques are identified and explained, and helpful treatment algorithms offer guidance in selecting an approach fitting to the circumstances. In addition, the inclusion of instructive case reviews will assist readers in achieving a full understanding of the implementation of treatment protocols. Methods of rehabilitation are also described with the aid of demonstration videos, and advice is provided on appropriate timing. The book will be invaluable for all professionals who deal with sports injuries of the shoulder and elbow, including surgeons, physiotherapists, other medical practitioners, and trainers.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Elbow - Rehabilitation - Shoulder - Sports Injury - Treatment Protocols

Related subjects » Medicine - Orthopedics - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Table of contents 

1. Shoulder anatomy & Biomechanics: Part 1 Anatomy of the Shoulder.- 2. Shoulder anatomy & Biomechanics: Part 2 Biomechanics of the Shoulder (Stability & kinematics of shoulder option, throwing kinematics).- 3. Diagnostic imaging of shoulder pathology.- 4. Current concept: Surface electromyography.- 5. Epidemiology of Shoulder injuries in throwing & overhead athletes.- 6. Physical examination of the shoulder: A systemic review with meta-analysis of individual tests.- 7. Shoulder Arthroscopic Portals: Ordinary vs. Unconventional.- 8. Rotator Cuff Tear in Athletes: Part I Pathophysiology.- 9. Rotator Cuff Tear in Athletes: Part II Conservative management.- 10. Rotator Cuff Tear In Athletes: Part III Surgical treatment.- 11. Current concept: Arthroscopic treatment of partial articular-sided rotator cuff tears.- 12. SLAP lesion: Part I Pathophysiology & Diagnosis.- 13. SLAP lesion: Part II Acute lesion vs. Chronic lesion resulted from repetitive motion (or microtrauma).- 14. SLAP lesion: Part III Return to play after SLAP repair.- 15. SLAP lesion: Part IV Management of concomitant rotator cuff tear.- 16. Scapular dyskinesis: Part 1 Clinical implications in shoulder injuries.- 17. Scapular dyskinesis: Part II A new diagnostic modality: 3-dimensional wing CT.- 18. Posterosuperior & anterosuperior impingement in overhead athletes.- 19. Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Instability: Part I General concepts & proper management.- 20. Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Instability: Part II Bony Bankart lesions: Small vs. large fragment.- 21. Traumatic anterior shoulder instability: Part III Hill-Sachs lesions.- 22. Acute posterior dislocation.- 23. Multidirectional instability of the shoulder in athletes.- 24. Acromioclavicular joint problems in athletes: Part I Joint arthrosis or distal clavicle osteolysis.- 25. Acromioclavicular joint problems in athletes: Part II AC joint subluxation or dislocation.- 26. Biceps instability: with vs. without rotator cuff lesions.- 27. Elbow arthroscopy & related anatomy.- 28. Arthroscopic treatment of the lateral epicondylitis.- 29. Osteochondritis Dissecans of the throwing elbow.- 30. Medial collateral ligament injuries in the overhead athletes.- 31. Treatment of unstable simple elbow dislocation.- 32. Current concept: Valgus extension overload syndrome.

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