Recent Advances in Orthotic Therapy

Recent Advances in Orthotic Therapy

by Paul Scherer

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Overview

The text is intended for the advanced student and the clinician who uses orthoses to treat mechanically induced pathology. The author and publisher have endeavored to make "Recent Advances in Orthotic Therapy" a step beyond what is currently being taught in the classroom, and create a compilation of documented and anecdotal evidence regarding orthotic decision-making. The text is a must for any practitioner who wishes to update their knowledge of the recent literature concerning orthotic therapy. The text is constructed in a manner to provide a logical approach to orthotic therapy, and therein establish the concept of pathology-specific orthotic therapy in the professions that prescribe orthoses for adults and children. It is believed that this text and its philosophy of pathology specific orthoses will improve clinical outcomes, lromote more consistent research, and faciltate the acceptance of orthotic therapy as a valued therapeutic modality.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780984638208
Publisher: Lower Extremity Review
Publication date: 01/17/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 175
Sales rank: 721,221
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Paul Scherer, DPM, MS has taught foot and ankle biomechanics for almost 40 years. He has held faculty positions in podiatric medicine at the California College of Podiatric Medicine and Samuel Merritt University School of Podiatric Medicine, and presently he is the clinical professor at Western UNiversity of Health Sciences, College of Podiatric Medicine. Scherer is an author of published scientific articles and the recipient of several research grants and academic awards. He is a Diplomat of both the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine. He is also the CEO of a manufacturing laboratory in the orthotic industry.

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