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Fundamentals of Hand Therapy, 2nd Edition
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This illustrated text and reference emphasizes the fundamentals of hand therapy — for both specialists and non-specialists who encounter clients with hand issues. It provides a consistent format with tips and guidelines for hand therapy treatment. Coverage includes hand anatomy, key terms and concepts, and the evaluation process. A focus on professional issues includes clients with functional somatic syndromes and challenging behavior, client-therapist rapport, and the roles of therapy assistants. Providing many case studies, this text helps therapists think critically about clients’ individual needs.
New to this edition
  • NEW! Chapters on yoga and pilates provide guidance into new ways to treat upper extremity problems.
  • NEW! Chapter on wound care gives you a thorough foundation on how wounds impact therapeutic outcomes.
  • NEW! Chapter on orthotics has been added to cover basic splinting patterns.
  • NEW! Online resources help assess your understanding and retention of the material.
Author Info
By Cynthia Cooper, MFA, MA, OTR/L, CHT, Director of Hand Therapy at NovaCare Rehabilitation, Phoenix, AZ, USA


Table of Contents:

Part One: Fundamentals
1. Fundamentals: Hand Therapy Concepts and Treatment Techniques
2. Functional Anatomy
3. Edema Reduction Techniques: A Biologic Rationale for Selection
4. Tissue-Specific Exercises for the Upper Extremity
5. Evaluation of the Hand and Upper Extremity
6. Clinical Reasoning and Problem Solving to Prevent Pitfalls in Hand Injuries
7. Orthotics: Essential Concepts
8. Assessment of Functional Outcomes
9. Hand Coordination
10. Roles of Therapy Assistants in Hand Therapy
11. Some Thoughts on Professionalism

Part Two: Pain and Integrative Strategies
12. Perspectives on Pain
13. Fundamentals of Client-Therapist Rapport
14. How Hand Therapists' Words Affect the Therapeutic Relationship
15. Clients with Functional Somatic Syndromes or Challenging Behavior
16. Narratives in Hand Therapy
17. Personality Type and Patient Education in Hand Therapy
18. Using Dance in Hand Therapy
19. Applying Pilates Concepts to Hand Therapy
20. Yoga Therapeutics: A Biopsychosocial Approach

Part Three: Clinical Reasoning and Treatment Guidelines for Common Diagnoses of the Upper Extremity
21. Wound Care
22. Shoulder Diagnoses
23. Elbow Diagnoses
24. Peripheral Nerve Problems
25. Wrist Fractures
26. Wrist Instabilities
27. Hand Fractures
28. Elbow, Wrist, and Hand Tendinopathies
29. Finger Sprains and Deformities
30. Flexor Tendon Injury
31. Extensor Tendon Injury
32. Tendon Transfers
33. Arthritis
34. Burns
35. Infections
36. Ganglions and Tumors of the Hand and Wrist
37. Traumatic Hand Injury Involving Multiple Structures
38. Preventing and Treating Stiffness
39. Dupuytren’s Disease
40. The Neurological Hand
41. Hand Therapy for Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy


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