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The Achilles Tendon

Treatment and Rehabilitation

  • James A. Nunley

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Florian Nickisch
    Pages 2-16
  3. John S. Reach Jr., James A. Nunley
    Pages 17-23
  4. Kush Singh, Clyde A. Helms
    Pages 25-32
  5. Joseph Yu, William E. Garrett Jr.
    Pages 35-40
  6. Hajo Thermann, Christoph Becher
    Pages 41-53
  7. Ansar Mahmood, Nicola Maffulli
    Pages 55-65
  8. Mathieu Assal
    Pages 67-18
  9. Claude T. Moorman III, Maria K.A. Kaseta
    Pages 83-92
  10. Anish R. Kadakia, Kelly Short PT, Mark S. Myerson
    Pages 93-105
  11. Andrew M. Ebert, Kelly Short PT, Robert B. Anderson
    Pages 119-129
  12. Kurtis Moyer, L. Scott Levin
    Pages 131-141
  13. Mark E Easley, Ian L.D Le
    Pages 144-167
  14. Justin Paoloni, George A.C. Murrell
    Pages 169-179
  15. Mark E Easley, Ian L.D Le
    Pages 193-207
  16. James A. Nunley
    Pages 209-214
  17. James A. Nunley, John S. Reach Jr.
    Pages 223-233
  18. Back Matter
    Pages 249-255

About this book

Introduction

As the population ages while remaining active, both Achilles tendon injuries and their treatment techniques have multiplied. The Achilles Tendon: Treatment and Rehabilitation is a comprehensive guide to the Achilles tendon, from basic anatomy, physiology and pathomechanics through the most cutting-edge treatment techniques. Internationally renowned contributors weigh in on traditional, nonoperative, and less invasive treatments, acute ailments, chronic conditions, and problems specific to specialized populations. The book also takes a practical approach to the role of the Achilles in sports training, with a view to developing patient management and rehabilitation practices and that enable a quicker return to play. The inclusion of handy case studies help to tie concepts together for orthopedic surgeons, podiatrists, physiatrists, athletic trainers and sports medicine physicians alike. Distilling diverse opinions on treatment and the wealth of information available on this subject into a succinct and straightforward guide, The Achilles Tendon is an indispensable reference for those treating the pathologies related to Achilles tendon disorders.

Keywords

Achilles Tendon anatomy imaging muscle rehabilitation training

Editors and affiliations

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Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-79205-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-79205-7
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-79206-4
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