Category Archives: Orthopedics

Muscle Pain: Understanding the Mechanisms

The two books Muscle Pain: Understanding the Mechanisms and Muscle Pain: Diagnosis and Treatment will help the practitioner to understand why the patients feel pain, what to do about it and why the treatment works. In contrast to proceedings of … Continue reading

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Nutritional Influences on Bone Health

The International Symposium on Nutritional Aspects of Osteoporosis in Lausanne in 2009 presented knowledge from on-going and recent research, and is considered a major reference in this field. Both updated and completely new findings were presented on topics such calcium … Continue reading

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Oxford American Handbook of Sports Medicine (Oxford American Handbooks)

Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks … Continue reading

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Pitfalls in Cervical Spine Surgery: Avoidance and Management of Complications

Spinal surgery is a unique area in the process of continuous development. New skills are applied daily in this delicate field by the spinal surgeon: this professional can be either an orthopaedic surgeon or a neurosurgeon dedicated to the treatment … Continue reading

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The Meniscus

This clinical guide provides a special focus on the normal meniscal mechanism, body and function. Meniscal pathology and therapy are depicted in detail, followed by the presentation of long-term experience of meniscal transplantation and a look into the future of … Continue reading

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Common Musculoskeletal Problems: A Handbook

This book is designed to act as an off-the-shelf guide to assist health care providers in the evaluation of patients presenting with common musculoskeletal complaints in the primary care setting. This book has been divided into chapters covering major body … Continue reading

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Athletic Footwear and Orthoses in Sports Medicine

This concise manual is for sports medicine specialists who want to effectively prescribe footwear and orthotics for the athlete. The book provides a logical approach designed to maximize performance and minimize injury. Introductory chapters address the fundamentals, including athletic foot … Continue reading

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Biomechanics of Lower Limb Prosthetics

The most outstanding feature of “Biomechanics of Lower Limb Prosthetics” is the demonstration of the practicality of biomechanics, when applied to lower limb prosthetics. Several original concepts are described, one of which, “rolling technology,” has been implemented in prosthetic devices, … Continue reading

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Bone Cancer: Progression and Therapeutic Approaches

The epidemiological and clinical importance of bone metastasis has long been recognized, but the past decade has seen an explosion in the fields of bone biology and bone cancer research. This period of time has been marked by a number … Continue reading

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Osteoporosis: Pathophysiology and Clinical Management (Contemporary Endocrinology)

Osteoporosis is a widespread disorder with significant worldwide health and economic impact. In the second edition of the highly successful Osteoporosis: Pathophysiology and Clinical Management, new editor Robert A. Adler, MD, uses the same approach as the first edition, pairing … Continue reading

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