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This third edition includes more and better anatomy illustrations; over 850 illustrations, x-rays and MRIs are perfect as a quick reference guide, while the detailed descriptions and clinically relevant examples of frequently encountered conditions will help out even the most novice practitioner.
The chapter on basic science, the brief overview of anatomy, and the introductory remarks at the start of each chapter that provide a biomechanical overview of the region featured, all ensure Musculoskeletal Examination will help you gain the understanding necessary to make a correct diagnosis and determine a successful treatment plan for your patients.
Musculoskeletal Examination is ideal for physiotherapists, physiatrists, orthopedists, medical students, practitioners and all those involved in sports medicine and clinical massage.
"...under the joint authorship of a physiatrist,an orthpedic surgeon, & a physical therapist,this comprehensive reference is designed as a primary teaching & learning text for examination techniques...contains 770+ original drawings"
1 Introduction, 1
2 Basic Concepts of Physical Examination, 14
3 Overview of the Spine and Pelvis, 31
4 The Cervical Spine and Thoracic Spine, 34
5 The Temporomandibular Joint, 82
6 The Lumbosacral Spine, 95
7 Overview of the Upper Extremity, 139
8 The Shoulder, 141
9 The Elbow, 199
10 The Wrist and Hand, 235
11 The Hip, 293
12 The Knee, 335
13 The Ankle and Foot, 379
14 Gait, 432