Muscles: Testing and Function, with Posture and Pain
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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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