The Achilles Tendon

Treatment and Rehabilitation

Editors: Nunley, James A. (Ed.)

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  • Presents the latest less invasive and non-operative treatment techniques
  • Details sports training and rehabilitation approaches geared for quicker return to play
  • Includes case studies that assist with the application of material
  • Editor and contributors are internationally recognized authorities in the field
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As the population ages while remaining active, both Achilles tendon injuries and their treatment techniques have multiplied. The Achilles Tendon: Treatment and Rehabilitation is a comprehensive guide to the Achilles tendon, from basic anatomy, physiology and pathomechanics through the most cutting-edge treatment techniques. Internationally renowned contributors weigh in on traditional, nonoperative, and less invasive treatments, acute ailments, chronic conditions, and problems specific to specialized populations. The book also takes a practical approach to the role of the Achilles in sports training, with a view to developing patient management and rehabilitation practices and that enable a quicker return to play. The inclusion of handy case studies help to tie concepts together for orthopedic surgeons, podiatrists, physiatrists, athletic trainers and sports medicine physicians alike. Distilling diverse opinions on treatment and the wealth of information available on this subject into a succinct and straightforward guide, The Achilles Tendon is an indispensable reference for those treating the pathologies related to Achilles tendon disorders.

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"This book covers the treatment and rehabilitation of Achilles tendon injuries. It is intended as a comprehensive guide to managing adult patients with Achilles tendon problems. All medical professionals caring for adult with foot and ankle problems are the intended audience. Additionally, orthopedic residents and fellows, as well as podiatry trainees, can learn how to correctly care for the Achilles tendon." (Edward Abraham, Doody’s Review Service, April, 2009)


Table of contents (20 chapters)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

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eBook $169.00
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  • ISBN 978-0-387-79206-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $219.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-0-387-79205-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $219.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-1-4419-2714-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Achilles Tendon
Book Subtitle
Treatment and Rehabilitation
Editors
  • James A. Nunley
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag New York
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-79206-4
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-79205-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-79205-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-2714-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 256
Number of Illustrations
205 b/w illustrations
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