Biomechanics of orthopedic rehabilitation

Ayman A. Mohamed, Yih Kuen Jan, Ian M. Rice, Fang Pu, Cheng Kung Cheng

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This chapter discusses four main areas that clinicians should understand to improve the effectiveness of orthopedic rehabilitation. The first part is about the biomechanical factors that affect orthopedic rehabilitation process. The second part is about the types of exercises during orthopedic rehabilitation and their underlying biomechanical principles. The third part is about how to apply these biomechanical principles to manage common orthopedic disorders. The fourth part is about the biomechanical guidelines for the use of assistive devices during orthopedic rehabilitation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Orthopaedic Biomechanics
EditorsCheng-Kung Cheng, Savio L-Y Woo
Number of pages40
ISBN (Electronic)9789811531590
ISBN (Print)9789811531583
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020


  • Assistive devices
  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise
  • Musculoskeletal orthopedic
  • Rehabilitation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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