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Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Assessment Techniques

Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Assessment Techniques

Paperback Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Assessment Techniques

By (author) M.Lynn Palmer, By (author) Marcia E. Epler

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  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
  • Format: Paperback | 432 pages
  • Dimensions: 228mm x 268mm x 24mm | 1,021g
  • Publication date: 13 February 1998
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 0781710073
  • ISBN 13: 9780781710077
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 341 illustrations, 24 tables
  • Sales rank: 40,240

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Organized by region, this text provides the fundamentals of evaluation andexamination techniques of the musculoskeletal system. Each region begins with step-by-step instructions for goniometry, manual muscle testing, muscle length, joint accessory motions and special orthopedic tests. Special discussions of posture and gait analysis are also included. New in this edition is a chapter on Assessment of Pain. The discussion on the Spine has been expanded to three chapters -- Cervical, Thoracolumbar Spine and Sacroiliac Joint. Compatibility: BlackBerry(r) OS 4.1 or Higher / iPhone/iPod Touch 2.0 or Higher /Palm OS 3.5 or higher / Palm Pre Classic / Symbian S60, 3rd edition (Nokia) / Windows Mobile(t) Pocket PC (all versions) / Windows Mobile Smartphone / Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Vista/Tablet PC

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Table of contents

Chapter 1 GROSS EVALUATIONSPurposeReliability, Objectivity, and ValidityGross Muscle ScreeningRange-of-Motion Screening Chapter 2 PRINCIPLES OF EXAMINATION TECHNIQUESOverview of a Musculoskeletal AssessmentGoniometryPrinciples of Muscle Length TestingPrinciples of Manual Muscle TestingGeneral Procedure for Specific Manual Muscle TestingOrthopedic Examination of Synovial Joints Chapter 3 PAINIntroductionThe QuestionnairesSummary Chapter 4 POSTUREAssessmentAnalysisStanding PostureStanding on One FootSitting PostureOn Hands and KneesGait Chapter 5 SHOULDERGoniometryMuscle Length TestingManual Muscle TestingClinical AssessmentSpecial Clinical TestsJoint Play (Accessory Movements) Chapter 6 ELBOW AND FOREARMGoniometryMuscle Length TestingManual Muscle TestingClinical AssessmentSpecial Clinical TestsJoint Play (Accessory Movements) Chapter 7 WRIST AND HANDGoniometryMuscle Length TestingManual Muscle TestingClinical AssessmentSpecial Clinical TestsJoint Play (Accessory Movements) Chapter 8 FACE AND TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINTManual Muscle TestingMuscles of Facial ExpressionClinical AssessmentSpecial Clinical TestsJoint Play (Accessory Movements) Chapter 9 CERVICAL SPINEGoniometryMuscle Length TestingManual Muscle TestingClinical AssessmentSpecial Clinical TestsJoint Play: Passive Intervertebral Movement Chapter 10 THORACOLUMBAR SPINEGoniometryMuscle Length TestingManual Muscle TestingClinical AssessmentSpecial Clinical TestsJoint Play Chapter 11 SACROILIAC JOINTClinical AssessmentSpecial Clinical Tests Chapter 12 HIPGoniometryMuscle Length TestingManual Muscle TestingClinical AssessmentSpecial Clinical TestsJoint Play (Accessory Movements) Chapter 13 KNEEGoniometryMuscle Length TestingManual Muscle TestingClinical AssessmentSpecial Clinical TestsJoint Play (Accessory Movements) Chapter 14 ANKLE AND FOOTGoniometryMuscle Length TestingManual Muscle TestingClinical AssessmentSpecial Clinical TestsJoint Play (Accessory Movements)Biomechanical Examination of the Foot and Ankl