Joint Motion and Function Assessment: A Research-Based Practical Guide / Edition 1

Joint Motion and Function Assessment: A Research-Based Practical Guide / Edition 1

by Hazel M. Clarkson
     
 

This new resource is a comprehensive view of the clinical evaluation and functional application of joint range of motion. Coverage includes discussions of different types of goniometers, alternate methods of assessment, the reliability and validity of other joint ROM tools, and contraindications and precautions. This book also provides a complete review of surface

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Overview

This new resource is a comprehensive view of the clinical evaluation and functional application of joint range of motion. Coverage includes discussions of different types of goniometers, alternate methods of assessment, the reliability and validity of other joint ROM tools, and contraindications and precautions. This book also provides a complete review of surface anatomy and instruction on palpation technique and therapist posture and positioning when evaluating ROM.

Numerous illustrations depict the therapist's hand and goniometer positions in relation to deep anatomical structures. Case studies and practical examination forms are also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781740616
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/01/2005
Series:
Imaging Companion Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
729,885
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


  1. Principles and Methods
  2. Head, Neck, and Trunk
  3. Shoulder Complex
  4. Elbow and Forearm
  5. Wrist and Hand
  6. Hip
  7. Knee
  8. Ankle and Foot
  9. Relating Treatment to Assessment
  10. Appendix A: Evaluation of AROM: Prime Movers and Accessory Muscles

    Appendix B: OB "Myrin" Goniometry

    Appendix C: Sample Numerical Recording Form: ROM Measurement

    Appendix D: Sample Pictorial Recording Form: ROM Measurement

    Appendix E: ROM Assessment Sequence: Standard Test Positions

    Appendix F: Gait

    Appendix G: Suggested Answers to Exercises and Questions

    Index

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