Focusing on the lower extremities and spine, this extensively illustrated text presents a problem-solving approach to the evaluation and prescription of prosthetics and orthotics in physical therapy interventions. Provided is a systemic method for examination, evaluation, and implementation of various interventions in the management of the patient requiring a prosthesis or orthosis. Prosthetics and Orthotics presents the latest developments in materials and fabrications, an in-depth analysis of gait deviations and interventions, conditions, psychosocial issues, biomechanics, and more. This invaluable resource also includes pediatric and geriatric perspectives, scientific literature supporting evidence-based practice, exercise and functional activities for the patient, case studies following the APTA's "Guide to Physical Therapist Practice", critical thinking questions, lab activities and practical applications.
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