Chapter 25. Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy for Adults with Haemophilia

  1. E.C. Rodriguez-Merchan MD, PhD
  1. F. Querol and
  2. K. Beeton

Published Online: 25 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470986929.ch25

The Haemophilic Joints: New Perspectives

The Haemophilic Joints: New Perspectives

How to Cite

Querol, F. and Beeton, K. (2003) Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy for Adults with Haemophilia, in The Haemophilic Joints: New Perspectives (ed E.C. Rodriguez-Merchan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470986929.ch25

Editor Information

  1. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Service of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery, Haemophilia Centre, La Paz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 FEB 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405112307

Online ISBN: 9780470986929

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Keywords:

  • physiotherapy;
  • haemophilia;
  • locomotor system;
  • physiotherapy;
  • haemarthrosis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Aims of rehabilitation in haemophilia

  • Physiotherapy for musculoskeletal bleeds

  • Haemophilic arthropathy

  • Specific rehabilitation of the joints in the haemophilic adult patient

  • Postsurgical rehabilitation

  • Orthotics

  • Sports

  • Conclusions