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
  • 56,407

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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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