Neuromusculoskeletal Examination and Assessment: A Handbook for Therapists / Edition 4

Neuromusculoskeletal Examination and Assessment: A Handbook for Therapists / Edition 4

by Nicola J. Petty
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0702029904

ISBN-13: 9780702029905

Pub. Date: 03/31/2011

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Neuromusculoskeletal Examination and Assessment provides a straightforward and comprehensive approach to the examination and assessment of the neuromusculoskeletal system. The book aims to help therapists, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, in their examination skills and clinical reasoning skills when working with patients with neuromusculoskeletal

Overview

Neuromusculoskeletal Examination and Assessment provides a straightforward and comprehensive approach to the examination and assessment of the neuromusculoskeletal system. The book aims to help therapists, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, in their examination skills and clinical reasoning skills when working with patients with neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction. In providing this guidance, the author draws on established and emerging concepts that have been developed by other authoritative therapists in the field.

Neuromusculoskeletal Examination and Assessment is the perfect companion to Principles of Neuromusculoskeletal Treatment and Management, written by the same author.

This edition has been thoroughly updated and revised and includes 224 new photographs.

Neuromusculoskeletal Examination and Assessment provides an invaluable guide to all those involved in the management of patients with neuromuscloskeletal dysfunction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702029905
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/31/2011
Series:
Physiotherapy Essentials Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
466
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Prefaceix
Acknowledgementsxi
Glossary of termsxiii
Chapter 1Introduction1
Chapter 2Subjective examination3
Chapter 3Physical examination37
Chapter 4Examination of the temporomandibular region125
Chapter 5Examination of the upper cervical spine143
Chapter 6Examination of the cervicothoracic spine165
Chapter 7Examination of the thoracic spine187
Chapter 8Examination of the shoulder region207
Chapter 9Examination of the elbow region233
Chapter 10Examination of the wrist and hand253
Chapter 11Examination of the lumbar spine283
Chapter 12Examination of the pelvis305
Chapter 13Examination of the hip region323
Chapter 14Examination of the knee region341
Chapter 15Examination of the foot and ankle369
Chapter 16Epilogue395
Index399

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