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This course utilizes content from the textbook “Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient” Third Edition by Lisa Maxey, MS, PT and Jim Magnusson, MS, PT, ATC © 2013, published by Elsevier.

Instructional Level: Beginner to Intermediate

With detailed descriptions of orthopedic surgeries, this updated course provides current, evidence-based guidelines for designing optimal rehabilitation strategies.  Coverage of each condition includes an overview of the orthopedic patient’s entire course of treatment from before to after surgery.  For each phase of rehabilitation, you will find a postoperative timeline, followed by goals, potential complications and precautions, and appropriate therapeutic procedures.Throughout this course you can expect coverage of current orthopedic surgeries and rehabilitation topics such as disc replacement, cartilage replacement hallux valgus, and transitioning of the running athlete.  Illustrations offer clear depictions of concepts, procedures and rehabilitation.  Guidance for patients returning home as well as case studies that assists with the development of critical reasoning skills.  Troubleshooting sections detail potential pitfalls in the recovery from each orthopedic surgery. This course is designed to first help each professional understand the surgeries, then design effective, evidence-based rehabilitation programs.

To better meet your professional needs, this fully illustrated text of 650 pages has been carefully broken down by sections into 5 modules.  Each module approved for 10 contact hours of post-graduate continuing education (NOTE: board approvals vary state to state, please check your states approval status in the state specific course catalog by returning to our home page and entering both your state and profession).
Each 10 contact hour module can be purchased individually or combined with one or all of the other modules from this course to create a Course Bundle.  Each course is offered in two easy formats to again meet your professional needs.  You can choose to have immediate access to your course by selecting the online format (PDF download) or a hard copy of the material can be rushed to your home by selecting our mail format. 

Modules In Course

Module 1: The Shoulder

Included in Module 1: The Shoulder

Chapter 1:  Pathogenesis of Soft Tissue and Bone Repair
Chapter 2:  Soft Tissue Healing Considerations
Chapter 3:  Acromioplasty
Chapter 4:  Anterior Capsular Reconstruction
Chapter 5:  Rotator Cuff Repair and Rehabilitation
Chapter 6:  Superior Labral Anterior Posterior Repair
Chapter 7:  Total Shoulder Arthroplasy
Module 2: The Elbow and Hand

Included in Module 2:  The Elbow and Hand

Chapter 8:  Extensor Release and Lateral Epicondylectomy
Chapter 9:  Reconstruction of the Ulnar Collateral Ligament
Chapter 10:  Clinical Applications for Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy
Chapter 11:  Surgery and Rehabilitation for Primary Flexor Tendon Repair in the Digit
Chapter 12:  Carpal Tunnel Release
Chapter 13:  Transitioning the Athlete Back to the Field
Module 3: The Spine

Included in Module 3:  The Spine

Chapter 14:  Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
Chapter 15:  Posterior Lumbar Arthroscopic Discectomy and Rehabilitation
Chapter 16:  Lumbar Spine Fusion
Chapter 17:  Lumbar Spine Disc Replacement
Module 4: The Hip and Knee

Included in Module 4:  The Hip and Knee

Chapter 18:  Total Hip Arthroplasty
Chapter 19:  New Approaches in Total Hip Replacement:  The Anterior Approach for Miniinvasive Total Hip Arthroplasty                 
Chapter 20: Hip Arthroscopy
Chapter 21:  Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of the Hip
Chapter 22:  Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
Chapter 23:  Arthroscopic Lateral Retinaculum Release
Chapter 24:  Meniscetomy  and Meniscal Repair
Chapter 25:  Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation
Chapter 26:  Patella Open Reduction and Internal Fixation
Chapter 27:  Total Knee Arthroplasty
Module 5: The Ankle and Foot

Included in Module 5:  The Ankle and Foot

Chapter 28:  Lateral Ligament Repair of the Ankle
Chapter 29:  Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of the Ankle
Chapter 30:  Ankle Arthroscopy
Chapter 31:  Achilles Tendon Repair and Rehabilitation
Chapter 32:  Bunionectomies
Chapter 33:  Transitioning the Jumping Athlete Back to the Court
Chapter 34:  Transitioning the Patient Back to Running