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Aquatic Therapy Handbook for the Total Hip and Knee Replacement Client

 
$94.00
UPC:
MS802
Pages:
164
Chapters:
8
Author:
Becker/Salzman
Year:
2010
Publisher:
ATU Press
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Table of Contents

 

Chap 1. Choosing Aquatic Intervention: Describe why aquatic therapy may be the treatment of choice pre or post-operatively for the Total Hip or Knee patient  if (a) the patient has a weight-bearing restriction; (b) the patient is unable to support his weight; (c) the patient is in pain, (d) if the therapist cannot adequately access the patient’s body on land, (e) the patient has LE swelling.

 

Chap 2. Precautions and Contraindications: Recite aquatic precautions and contraindications specific to the TJR population.



Chap 3. Locating Payer Determinations: Locate what payers (including Medicare) have to say about aquatic therapy for the total joint replacement patient.



Chap 4. Prevent and Overcome Denials. Understand the informational needs of the payer and be able to proactively prevent them — or retroactively have them reversed.

 

Chap 5. Making the Case for Aquatic Therapy. Make a “case” for providing aquatic therapy services for patients with total hip or total knee replacements.


 
Chap 6. Mock Treatment Plan
 


Chap 7. Pool Lab: Descriptions of Aquatic Therapeutic Movements, Tasks & Exercises


 
Appendices

A:  Aquatic Therapy: Scientific Foundations and Clinical Rehabilitation Applications
 
B:  Sample Protocols for Total Hip & Total Knee Replacements
 
C: Excerpts of Published Aquatic Programs for Treatment of Hip or Knee
 
D: Other Articles of Interest
 
E: Free Online Resources Related to THR and TKR Populations
 
F:  Bibliographies

 

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