This self-directed learning module highlights the importance of recognizing the relationships between multiple, concurrent joint injuries in the lower extremity of an injured worker. This chapter focuses on evaluating the lower extremity and devising a rehabilitation program that incorporates the entire kinetic chain. Further recommendations for return to work are discussed. Overall Article Objectives: (a) To accurately recognize and diagnose coexisting injuries in the lower extremity and (b) to devise an evaluation and treatment program enabling the worker to return to work.
|Journal||Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation|
|Issue number||3 SUPPL. 1|
|State||Published - Mar 19 2002|