Measurement of Joint Motion: A Guide to Goniometry

Measurement of Joint Motion: A Guide to Goniometry

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By (author) Cynthia C. Norkin, By (author) Joyce White

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  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
  • Format: Spiral bound | 448 pages
  • Dimensions: 229mm x 274mm x 20mm | 975g
  • Publication date: 1 August 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Pennsylvania
  • ISBN 10: 0803620667
  • ISBN 13: 9780803620667
  • Edition: 4, Revised
  • Edition statement: 4th Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 291,823

Product description

Rely on the 4th edition of this popular manual to teach you how to perform the skills essential to identifying impairments and assessing rehabilitation status. For each measurable joint in the body, you'll find a consistent, easy-to-follow format and exceptional photographs that depict stabilization during range of motion and alignment, making it easy for you to visualize the examination and technique for each joint motion and muscle length test. This title features: an expanded chapter on postural assessment; new content and examples on the use of bubble inclinometers, thorabites, and measuring of the forearm pronation/supination using a pen; range of motion and normative value boxes in each chapter; superb coverage of muscle-length testing; excellent descriptions of normal end-feel patterns; and, lab exercises and examples throughout.

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Table of contents

Introduction Goniometry; Basic Concepts; Procedures; Validity and Reliability; Upper Extremity Testing; The Shoulder; The Elbow and Forearm; The Wrist; The Hand; Lower Extremity Testing; The Hip; The Knee; The Ankle and Foot; Testing of the Spine and Temporomandibular Joint; The Cervical Spine; The Thoracic and Lumbar Spine; The Temporomandibular Joint; Appendices; Normative Range of Motion Values; Joint Measurements by Body Position; Numerical Recording Forms.