Hand Rehabilitation in Occupational Therapy

Hand Rehabilitation in Occupational Therapy

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This practical book presents the latest and most effective occupational therapy methods and theories designed for treating patients with decreased hand function. The growing incidence of hand injuries in recent years has challenged occupational therapists to develop innovations in hand care. Now, with this authoritative resource, you can greatly enhance your practice skills and ability to plan effective treatment programs. The contributors provide clear examinations of such topics as wound and scar tissue management, the treatment of Colles fracture, and pre- and post-operative approaches to therapy, among many other pertinent areas.DIAGRAM 2 Inpatients with residuals of stroke, surgical intervention should be delayed until the patient reaches a plateau in his recovery.4 ... Motor Evaluation To determine upper extremity motor control, one must analyze ROM, strength, and spasticity, synergistic ... Muscle testing is performed where isolated movement is present; however reporting of manual muscle testing scores is not used whenanbsp;...

Title:Hand Rehabilitation in Occupational Therapy
Author:Jane Bear Lehman, Florence S Cromwell
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-11-12


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