Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Assessment Techniques

Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Assessment Techniques

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Organized by region, this text provides the fundamentals of evaluation and examination 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: BlackBerryAr 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 Mobilea¬Ąc Pocket PC (all versions) / Windows Mobile Smartphone / Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Vista/Tablet PCLimitation of dorsiflexion with the knee extended includes both the two-joint and onejoint muscles. ... MANUAL MUSCLE TESTING Ankle GASTROCNEMIUS AND PLANTARIS MUSCLES The gastrocnemius and plantaris muscles produce 45anbsp;...

Title:Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Assessment Techniques
Author:M. Lynn Palmer, Marcia E. Epler, Marcia F. Epler
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 1998


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