Authored by two leading researchers in the athletic training field, the Second Edition of Therapeutic Modalities: The Art and Science provides the knowledge needed to evaluate and select the most appropriate modalities to treat injuries. The authors use an informal, student-friendly writing style to hold students' interest and help them grasp difficult concepts. The unique approach of the text teaches aspiring clinicians both the how and the why of therapeutic modality use, training them to be decision-making professionals rather than simply technicians. The Second Edition is revised and expanded to include the latest research in therapeutic modalities. New material has been added on evidence-based practice, and other areas, such as pain treatment, are significantly expanded. It retains the successful format of providing the necessary background information on the modalities, followed by the authors' q5-Step Application Procedure.q New photos, illustrations, and case studies have also been added.... 406 nature of, 401 types of and wave patterns, 404t and wavelengths, 400 Light emitting diodes (LEDS), 400, 404-405 Light therapy, ... 400 effects of, 405- 406, 410 indications for, 410 laser and LED, differences, 405 laser devices in, 400-404 light emitting diodes in, ... 390, 390 critical thinking about, 388, 390 effectiveness of, 391 inversion table for, 391, 391b manual, 386, 386 mechanical, 388, 389anbsp;...
|Author||:||Kenneth Knight, Kenneth L. Knight, David O. Draper|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-02-15|