PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION

Osteoporosis

Feb 14, 2019 by in PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION Comments Off on Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis consists of a heterogeneous group of syndromes in which bone mass per unit volume is reduced in otherwise healthy bone, resulting in fragile bone. The increment in bone porosity…

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Chronic Pain

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Historical Overview Pain Defined Pain is a subjective and entirely individually personal experience influenced by learning, context, and multiple psychosocial variables. Pain is not merely the end product of peripheral…

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Vascular Diseases

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The rehabilitation professional is often asked to evaluate the patient with a painful, swollen, or ulcerated limb. A thorough understanding of the pathophysiology, available diagnostic testing, and clinical evaluation help…

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Stroke Syndromes

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* This chapter is adapted from Zorowitz RD: Infratentorial stroke syndromes and Harvey RL: Cerebral stroke syndromes. In Stein J, Harvey RL, Winstein CJ, et al, editors: Stroke recovery and rehabilitation…

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