Muscles: Testing and Function, with Posture and Pain

Muscles: Testing and Function, with Posture and Pain

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This renowned classic provides unparalleled coverage of manual muscle testing, plus evaluation and treatment of faulty and painful postural conditions. The thoroughly updated Fifth Edition is completely reorganized and has new, expanded treatment and exercise sections in each chapter. Other features include a new section on post-polio syndrome, additional case studies comparing Guillain-Barre to polio muscle tests, a new full-color design, and a first-of-its-kind chart of upper extremity articulations.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 560 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 23.62mm | 1,406g
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • Fifth, North American Edition
  • 0781747805
  • 9780781747806
  • 56,160

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Fundamental Concepts

Chapter 2: Posture
Section I: Fundamentals of Posture
Section II: Postural Alignment
Section III: Postural Examination
Section IV: Posture of Children
Section V: Scoliosis

Chapter 3: Head and Face
Section I: Innervation
Section II: Facial and Eye Muscles
Section III: Muscles of Deglutition

Chapter 4: Neck
Section I: Innervation and Movements
Section II: Neck Muscles
Section III: Neck Muscle Tests
Section IV: Painful Conditions
Section V: Treatment

Chapter 5: Trunk and Respiratory Muscles
Section I: Trunk
Section II: Abdominal Muscles
Section III: Painful Conditions of Low Back
Section IV: Muscles of Respiration

Chapter 6: Upper Extremity and Shoulder Girdle
Section I: Innervation
Section II: Hand, Wrist, Forearm, and Elbow
Section III: Shoulder
Section IV: Painful Conditions of Upper Back
Section V: Case Studies

Case 1: Radial Nerve Lesion
Case 2: Radial, Median, and Ulnar Nerve
Case 3: Probable C5 Lesion
Case 4: Lateral and Medial Cord
Case 5: Spinal Nerve and Muscle Chart
Case 6: Stretch Weakness Superimposed on a Peripheral Nerve Injury

Chapter 7: Lower Extremity
Section I: Innervation
Section II: Joint Movement
Section III: Muscle Strength Tests
Section IV: Painful Conditions

Case 1: Peroneal Nerve Injury
Case 2: Lumbosacral Nerves
Case 3: L5 Lesion
Case 4: Guillain-Barre Syndrome
Case 5: Guillain-Barre Syndrome
Case 6: Polio

Appendix A : Spinal Segment Distribution to Nerves and Muscles
Appendix B : Isolated Paralysis of the Serratus Anterior Muscle
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