Orthopaedics For The Physical Therapist Assistantby Mark Dutton
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 are given with an emphasis on techniques that are evidence-based.
• 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
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