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Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Assessment Techniques : 2nd Edition - M.Lynn Palmer

Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Assessment Techniques

2nd Edition

Spiral Ringed Book Published: 1st April 1998
ISBN: 9780781710077
Number Of Pages: 432

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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 Pocket PC (all versions) / Windows Mobile Smartphone / Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Vista/Tablet PC Features: - Techniques in an organized fashion-much as an experienced therapist would approach a patient. - Step-by-step instructions that address goniometry, manual muscle testing, muscle length testing, joint accessory movements, and special orthopedic tests - Abundant illustrations that highlight key procedures and anatomic features - More general assessment information and clinical tests throughout the text - Expanded coverage of the spine, offering more in-depth assessment and evaluation of the cervical, thoracolumbar, and sacroiliac regions - Two thoroughly revised chapters on Principles of Examination Techniques and on the Shoulder - NEW!: Chapter 3 on the assessment of Pain is entirely new. - NEW!: New information on surface anatomy, palpation, and length of tension relationship (flexibility) of muscles added to all body region chapters.

Gross Evaluations
purposer
Eliability, Objectivity, and Validity
Gross Muscle Screening
Range-of-Motion Screening
Principles Of Examination Techniques
Overview of a Musculoskeletal Assessment
Goniometry
Principles of Muscle Length Testing
Principles of Manual Muscle Testing
General Procedure for Specific Manual Muscle Testing
Orthopedic Examination of Synovial Joints
Pain
Introduction
The Questionnaires
Summary
Posture
Assessment
Analysis
Standing Posture
Standing on One Foot
Sitting Posture
On Hands and Knees
Gait
Shoulder
Goniometry
Muscle Length Testing
Manual Muscle Testing
Clinical Assessment
Special Clinical Tests
Joint Play (Accessory Movements)
Elbow and Forearm
Goniometry
Muscle Length Testing
Manual Muscle Testing
Clinical Assessment
Special Clinical Tests
Joint Play (Accessory Movements)
Wrist and Hand
Goniometry
Muscle Length Testing
Manual Muscle Testing
Clinical Assessment
Special Clinical Tests
Joint Play (Accessory Movements)
Face and Temporomandibular Joint
Manual Muscle Testing
Muscles of Facial Expression
Clinical Assessment
Special Clinical Tests
Joint Play (Accessory Movements)
Cervical Spine
Goniometry
Muscle Length Testing
Manual Muscle Testing
Clinical Assessment
Special Clinical Tests
Joint Play: Passive Intervertebral Movement
Thoracolumbar Spine
Goniometry
Muscle Length Testing
Manual Muscle Testing
Clinical Assessment
Special Clinical Tests
Joint Play
Sacroiliac Joint
Clinical Assessment
Special Clinical Tests
HIPGoniometry
Muscle Length Testing
Manual Muscle Testing
Clinical Assessment
Special Clinical Tests
Joint Play (Accessory Movements)
Knee
Goniometry
Muscle Length Testing
Manual Muscle Testing
Clinical Assessment
Special Clinical Tests
Joint Play (Accessory Movements)
Ankle and Foot
Goniometry
Muscle Length Testing
Manual Muscle Testing
Clinical Assessment
Special Clinical Tests
Joint Play (Accessory Movements)Biomechanical Examination of the Foot and Ankle
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ISBN: 9780781710077
ISBN-10: 0781710073
Series: Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Assessment Techniques
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Spiral Ringed Book
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 1st April 1998
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.8 x 22.8  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 1.0
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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