Orthopedic & Athletic Injury Examination Handbook / Edition 2

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Stands on its own as an easy-to-carry reference in the clinic. [Its] strengths. . . are its clear diagrams and the table format frequently used to present information. Athletic trainers and physical therapists will find this on-the-field or in-the-clinic handbook a useful reference with clear explanations and diagrams. Advance for Physical Therapists and PT Assistants, review of the 1st Edition. Tap into easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance on the evaluation and initial management of specific orthopedic and athletic injuries with the New Edition of this companion to Examination of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries, 3rd Edition. From evaluative procedures for palpation and range of motion through neurologic, ligamentous, and special tests, everything you need now in the lab, and later in the field or in the clinic, is here. It a terrific preparation tool for the BOC examination, too. Covers procedures for over 185 special, neurological, ligamentous, and range of motion tests. Features unique palpation photographs with anatomical overlays to identify the underlying structure. Provides precisely illustrated, step-by-step instructions for the correct position of the patient and examiner, the evaluative procedure, positive test results, and implications. Includes tables of bony landmarks, and other useful aids for identifying postural disorders. Illustrates proper measuring techniques.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803617223
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 12/15/2009
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 672
  • Sales rank: 106,034
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Injury Examination Process 1

Chapter 2 Examination and Management of Acute Pathologies 21

Chapter 3 Evidence-Based Practice in the Diagnostic Process 31

Chapter 4 Injury Pathology Nomenclature 37

Chapter 5 Musculoskeletal Diagnostic Techniques 65

Chapter 6 Assessment of Posture 77

Chapter 7 Evaluation of Gait 105

Chapter 8 Foot and Toe Pathologies 117

Chapter 9 Ankle and Leg Pathologies 157

Chapter 10 Knee Pathologies 191

Chapter 11 Patellofemoral Articulation Pathologies 247

Chapter 12 Pelvis and Thigh Pathologies 265

Chapter 13 Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Pathologies 295

Chapter 14 Cervical Spine Pathologies 339

Chapter 15 Thoracic, Abdominal, and Cardiopulmonary Pathologies 379

Chapter 16 Shoulder and Upper Arm Pathologies 399

Chapter 17 Elbow and Forearm Pathologies 461

Chapter 18 Wrist, Hand, and Finger Pathologies 485

Chapter 19 Eye Pathologies 527

Chapter 20 Face and Related Structures Pathologies 539

Chapter 21 Head and Cervical Spine Pathologies 553

Chapter 22 Environment-Related Conditions 573

Appendix A Reflex Testing 583

Appendix B Lower Extremity Functional Assessment 593

References 596

Index 601

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