Differential Diagnosis for the Orthopedic Physical Therapist / Edition 1

Differential Diagnosis for the Orthopedic Physical Therapist / Edition 1

by James Meadows, James T. Meadows
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070412359

ISBN-13: 9780070412354

Pub. Date: 01/01/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Manual muscle testing is a cornerstone activity in physical and occupational therapy. Designed to complement, not supplement two existing tomes in the literature, this book presents information that is contained, but not readily accessible in the other two books. Each muscle or muscle group is presented on a two page spread. Each spread is chock full of information,

Overview

Manual muscle testing is a cornerstone activity in physical and occupational therapy. Designed to complement, not supplement two existing tomes in the literature, this book presents information that is contained, but not readily accessible in the other two books. Each muscle or muscle group is presented on a two page spread. Each spread is chock full of information, containing a picture of the muscle test, step-by-step instructions for performing the test, the muscle's origin and insertion points, etc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070412354
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Pages:
453
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix(4)
Introduction xiii(4)
Acknowledgments xvii
Part I General Principles of Differential Diagnosis 1(236)
Chapter 1: Differential Diagnosis: General Principles
3(4)
Chapter 2: The Subjective Examination
7(28)
Chapter 3: Observation
35(18)
Chapter 4: The Musculoskeletal Examination
53(18)
Chapter 5: The Neurological Tests
71(6)
Chapter 6: The Special Tests
77(6)
Chapter 7: Cancer and the Orthopedic Therapist
83(16)
Chapter 8: Summary of Chapters 1 through 7
99(10)
Chapter 9: The Biomechanical Evaluation
109(12)
Chapter 10: The Cervical Spine
121(62)
Chapter 11: The Thoracic Region
183(10)
Chapter 12: The Lumbar Spine
193(36)
Chapter 13: The Pelvis
229(8)
Part II Case Studies 237(156)
Cervical Case 1 Post-MVA Chronic Dizziness
239(4)
Cervical Case 2 A First Instance of Headaches and Neck Pain
243(2)
Cervical Case 3 A Sudden Onset of Neck and Arm Pain While Lifting
245(4)
Cervical Case 4 A Good or Bad Prognosis in This Post-MVA Patient
249(4)
Cervical Case 5 Facial Impact in a Post-MVA Patient
253(4)
Cervical Case 6 Neck Pain and Vertigo During Lifting
257(2)
Cervical Case 7 Acute Torticollis in a 10-Year Old Boy
259(2)
Cervical Case 8 Head Forward Posture and Arm Symptoms
261(2)
Cervical Case 9 Acute Torticollis in a 5-Year Old Girl
263(2)
Cervical Case 10 Headaches and Neck Pain After a Fall
265(4)
Cervical Case 11 Post-Manipulation Vertigo
269(2)
Cervical Case 12 Retro-Orbital Headaches
271(2)
Cervical Case 13 Headaches and Low Cervical Pain
273(2)
Cervical Case 14 Pins and Needles After a MVA
275(4)
Cervical Case 15 Lateral Elbow Pain
279(2)
Cervical Case 16 Is Her post-MVA Headache Arising From Her Neck?
281(2)
Cervical Case 17 Medial Arm Paresthesia
283(4)
Cervical Case 18 Hand Paresthesia
287(2)
Cervical Case 19 "Frozen Shoulder?"
289(4)
Cervical Case 20 A Third Case of Torticollis
293(2)
Cervical Case 21 A High Speed Rear-End Collision
295(4)
Cervical Case 22 Vertebral Artery Injury: Was it Preventable?
299(2)
Thoracic Case 1 70-Year-Old Patient with Chest Pain
301(2)
Thoracic Case 2 Anterior Chest Pain
303(2)
Thoracic Case 3 60 Year Old Patient with Low Thoracic Pain
305(2)
Thoracic Case 4 Pain After Playing Squash
307(4)
Thoracic Case 5 Pain After the Flu
311(2)
Thoracic Case 6 "Tietze's Syndrome?"
313(2)
Thoracic Case 7 Visceral Pain?
315(2)
Thoracic Case 8 Post-MVA Neck and Back Pain
317(2)
Lumbopelvic Case 1 A Rugby Injury
319(4)
Lumbopelvic Case 2 Too Long Driving!
323(4)
Lumbopelvic Case 3 A Nurse with Back and Leg Pain--How Unusual
327(4)
Lumbopelvic Case 4 Too Long Standing!
331(2)
Lumbopelvic Case 5 Buttock Pain After Gardening
333(2)
Lumbopelvic Case 6 Lancinating Thigh Pain
335(4)
Lumbopelvic Case 7 Leg Aching
339(2)
Lumbopelvic Case 8 Too Long Sitting, Two!
341(4)
Lumbopelvic Case 9 A Running Injury?
345(2)
Lumbopelvic Case 10 Acute Sciatica
347(2)
Lumbopelvic Case 11 A Disc Prolapse on MRI
349(4)
Lumbopelvic Case 12 Episodic Pain over 5 Years
353(4)
Lumbopelvic Case 13 Ankle Pain
357(2)
Lumbopelvic Case 14 Bilateral Sciatica in a Police Officer
359(4)
Lumbopelvic Case 15 A Fall onto the Buttocks
363(2)
Lumbopelvic Case 16 Severe Calf Pain
365(2)
Lumbopelvic Case 17 Lumbar Sprain?
367(4)
Lumbopelvic Case 18 Another Fall onto the Buttocks
371(4)
Lumbopelvic Case 19 A 20-Year-Old with Buttock Pain
375(4)
Lumbopelvic Case 20 Neural Adhesions?
379(2)
Lumbopelvic Case 21 Multiple Back Surgeries
381(4)
Lumbopelvic Case 22 "Degenerative Disk Disease?"
385(4)
Lumbopelvic Case 23 Very Local Back Pain
389(2)
Lumbopelvic Case 24 Sacroiliac Pain?
391(2)
Part III Diagnosis and Resolution to Cases 393(44)
Index 437

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