MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE

Orthotics and Assistive Devices

Feb 22, 2017 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Orthotics and Assistive Devices

    8     ORTHOTICS AND ASSISTIVE DEVICES Elizabeth L. Koczur, Carrie E. Strine, Denise Peischl, Richard Lytton, Tariq Rahman, and Michael A. Alexander Knowledge of orthotic and assistive devices is an important…

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Spina Bifida

Feb 22, 2017 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Spina Bifida

    15     SPINA BIFIDA Elaine L. Pico, Pamela E. Wilson, Kathryn Smith, Jeffrey Thomson, Jeffrey Young, Daria Ettinger, Gerald H. Clayton, and Kerstin Sobus Spina bifida is the second most common…

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Electrodiagnosis in Pediatrics

Feb 22, 2017 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Electrodiagnosis in Pediatrics

    6     ELECTRODIAGNOSIS IN PEDIATRICS Craig M. McDonald   INTRODUCTION   Electromyography (EMG), nerve conduction studies (NCSs), and evoked potentials, including somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEPs) and motor evoked potentials (MEPs), provide…

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Pediatric Limb Deficiencies

Feb 22, 2017 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Pediatric Limb Deficiencies

    13     PEDIATRIC LIMB DEFICIENCIES Ann Modrcin, Matthew McLaughlin, and Matthew Luetke   INTRODUCTION   One of the more rewarding experiences in medicine comes from engaging children with limb deficiency in…

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Cerebral Palsy

Feb 22, 2017 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Cerebral Palsy

    14     CEREBRAL PALSY Mary McMahon, David Pruitt, and Jilda Vargus-Adams Cerebral palsy (CP) is defined as “a group of permanent disorders of the development of movement and posture, causing activity…

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Neuromuscular Diseases

Feb 22, 2017 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Neuromuscular Diseases

    18     NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES Craig M. McDonald   INTRODUCTION   Acquired or hereditary neuromuscular diseases (NMDs) are disorders caused by an abnormality of any component of the lower motor neuron—anterior horn…

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