By Steven I. Subotnick, Christy King, Mher Vartivarian, Chatra Klaisri (auth.), Matthew B. Werd, E. Leslie Knight (eds.)

Athletic shoes and Orthoses in activities Medicine is a concise guide which supplies a logical method of prescribing sneakers that would maximize functionality and reduce harm in athletes. From fundamentals—including athletic foot kinds, simple biomechanics and gait evaluation—to step by step assistance via evaluation and prescription of boots, inserts, and orthoses, this booklet is either finished and simply available. A wealth of sport-specific strategies and referral, coding and billing are all addressed. images and drawings in actual fact illustrate key thoughts. anyplace suitable, the authors have included evidence-based medication. by way of featuring crucial details in a handy layout, Athletic shoes and Orthoses in activities Medicine will turn out to be necessary for activities drugs physicians, podiatrists, actual therapists, and athletic trainers.

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