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Fast Facts: Soft Tissue Disorders, 2nd edn

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Fast Facts: Soft Tissue Disorders, 2nd edn

By Seamus Dalton,
Brian Hazelman and
Cathy Speed

Published 2006

124 pages, 83 illustrations

ISBN 978-1-903734-57-5



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This new edition of Fast Facts: Soft Tissue Disorders is written from the combined perspectives of rheumatology, orthopaedics and sports medicine and is designed to provide the primary care specialist with a well- rounded and highly practical 'handbook' on diagnosis, management and patient involvement in recovery

The structure of all the major soft tissues and their common pathologies and disorders are covered here and each condition covered includes a set of practical exercises for the patient.

  • Includes two entirely new chapters covering local injection therapies and anterior knee pain
  • Covers common pathologies and disorders of all major soft tissues as encountered in the primary care setting
  • Packed with practical advice including patient involvement in recovery and management of outcomes expectations

Pathophysiology and epidemiology; Classification and diagnosis; Management guidelines; Local injection therapies; Ankle sprains; Achilles tendinopathies; Plantar fascitis; Anterior knee pain; Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow); Shoulder disorders; Polymyalgia rheumatica; Fibromyalgia and regional myofascial pain syndromes; Future trends

'It should be part of any MSK multidisciplinary team's library'. Primary Care Rheumatology Society

'Ideal for any allied health professional involved in the care of people with soft tissue disorders.' BHPR newsletter, 2006 

Recommended information for patients - Rheumatology


The authors

Seamus Dalton

MB BS FACSP FACRM FAFRM Consultant in Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine, North Sydney Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Centre, Sydney, Australia

Brian Hazelman

MA FRCP Consultant Rheumatologist and Director Rheumatology Research Unit Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK

Cathy Speed

Consultant Rheumatologist and Director Sports and Exercise Medicine Unit Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK


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