Orthopaedics For The Physical Therapist Assistant

Orthopaedics For The Physical Therapist Assistant

by Mark Dutton
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0763797553

ISBN-13: 9780763797553

Pub. Date: 04/13/2011

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant provides the physical therapist assistant (PTA) student with a broad overview of orthopaedics. This comprehensive text describes the anatomy and biomechanics of each area of the spine, pelvis, and TMJ. Working from this foundation, detailed explanations on the re-evaluation and treatment of each of the various areas

Overview

Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant provides the physical therapist assistant (PTA) student with a broad overview of orthopaedics. This comprehensive text describes the anatomy and biomechanics of each area of the spine, pelvis, and TMJ. Working from this foundation, detailed explanations on the re-evaluation and treatment of each of the various areas are given with an emphasis on techniques that are evidence-based.

Features
• An eclectic approach tying in anatomy, therapeutic exercise and kinesiology to the examination and pathology of each of the joints
• Terminology following the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice
• Special chapters on pediatrics, geriatrics, manual therapy, and women’s health.
• End-of-chapter questions for student review and assessment
• More than 700 illustrations, tables, figures, and photographs
• An Image Bank with full-color photos
* Five appendixes include a guide to conduct for physical therapist assistants, documentation, commonly used abbreviations, common laboratory values, and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation terms and techniques.

Instructor Resources: PowerPoint Slides, TestBank, Image Bank with color photos

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763797553
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
04/13/2011
Edition description:
1
Pages:
760
Sales rank:
534,142
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.60(d)

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