Cram Session in Goniometry and Manual Muscle Testing: A Handbook for Students & Clinicians / Edition 1 by Lynn Van Ost | 9781617116209 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Cram Session in Goniometry and Manual Muscle Testing: A Handbook for Students & Clinicians / Edition 1

Cram Session in Goniometry and Manual Muscle Testing: A Handbook for Students & Clinicians / Edition 1

by Lynn Van Ost
     
 

ISBN-10: 1617116203

ISBN-13: 9781617116209

Pub. Date: 04/01/2013

Publisher: Slack, Inc.

When all you need is a basic understanding of goniometry and manual muscle testing, supplemented by concise and illustrative examples of techniques, look to Cram Session in Goniometry and Manual Muscle Testing: A Handbook for Students & Clinicians for quick and at- your -fingertips facts. Cram Session in Goniometry and Manual Muscle Testing by Lynn Van Ost is a

Overview

When all you need is a basic understanding of goniometry and manual muscle testing, supplemented by concise and illustrative examples of techniques, look to Cram Session in Goniometry and Manual Muscle Testing: A Handbook for Students & Clinicians for quick and at- your -fingertips facts. Cram Session in Goniometry and Manual Muscle Testing by Lynn Van Ost is a descriptive quick reference that provides the rehabilitation professional with a very basic approach to various techniques. Organized in a "head-to-toe" format and with over 400 photographs, Cram Session in Goniometry and Manual Muscle Testing takes user-friendly and efficient learning to a new level. This handbook is unique in that it takes the information published inside Cram Session in Goniometry and Cram Session in Manual Muscle Testing and combines them into one succinct resource. Readers will enjoy the benefits of both of these books, now in one compact and affordable format. What is in your "Cram Session":
• In the Goniometry section, subdivisions are broken down into type of joint, capsular patterns, average range of motion for each movement, patient positioning, goniometric alignment, alternative methods of measurement, and patient substitutions.
• In the Manual Muscle Testing section, subdivision are broken into the specific movement to be tested, average range of motion, prime movers of the movement, the secondary movers, the anti-gravity subject position, gravity minimized subject position, stabilization and grades, substitutions for the movement, and points of interest for that particular muscle group. Cram Session in Goniometry and Manual Muscle Testing: A Handbook for Students & Clinicians is an informative, well-organized handbook for all students and clinicians in physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, orthopedics or any allied health professional who treats musculoskeletal disorders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617116209
Publisher:
Slack, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
370
Sales rank:
471,957
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents


Dedication   
Acknowledgments  
About the Author 
Preface 

GONIOMETRY 
Section I: Cervical Spine  
The Cervical Spine  

Section II: Upper Extremity  
Scapulothoracic Joint  
The Shoulder (Glenohumeral Joint)  
The Elbow (Humeroulnar and Humeroradial Joints)  
The Forearm (Radioulnar)  
The Wrist (Radiocarpal and Intercarpal Joints)  
The Fingers—Digits II to V (Metacarpophalangeal Joints) 
The Fingers—Digits II to V (Proximal Interphalangeal Joints)  
The Fingers—Digits II to V (Distal Interphalangeal Joints)  
The Thumb (Carpometacarpal Joint)  
The Thumb (Metacarpophalangeal Joint)  
The Thumb (Interphalangeal Joint)  

Section III: Thoracic and Lumbar Spine  
The Thoracolumbar Spine  

Section IV: Lower Extremity  
The Hip  
The Knee (Tibiofemoral Joint)  
Tibial Torsion  
The Ankle  
Subtalar Joint (Hindfoot)  
Transverse Tarsal (Midtarsal) Joint  
The First Toe (Metatarsophalangeal Joints)  
The First Toe (Interphalangeal Joint)  
The Four Lateral Toes (Metatarsophalangeal Joints) 
The Four Lateral Toes (Proximal Interphalangeal Joints)  
The Four Lateral Toes (Distal Interphalangeal Joints)  

Section V: Temporomandibular Joint  
The Temporomandibular Joint 

MANUAL MUSCLE TESTING 
Section VI: Neck/Upper Extremities  
Neck  
Scapula  
Shoulder  
Elbow 
Forearm  
Wrist 
Fingers II to V  
Thumb  

Section VII: Trunk/Lower Extremities  
Trunk  
Hip  
Knee  
Ankle  
Great Toe  
Toes II to V 

APPENDICES 
Appendix A: General Procedure for Goniometric Measurement  
Appendix B: Commonly Used Terms in Goniometry  
Appendix C: Normal Range of Motion Values in Adults  
Appendix D: Anatomical Zero  
Appendix E: Key to Manual Muscle Grading  
Appendix F: General Procedure for Manual Muscle Testing 
Appendix G: Commonly Used Terms in Manual Muscle Testing  
Appendix H: Factors That May Cause Inaccurate Muscle Testing  

Bibliography  
Index 

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