- (2016; 3rd Edition)Clinical Tests for the Musculoskeletal System: Examinations - Signs - PhenomenaShow details
The third edition of this convenient pocket guide presents a comprehensive collection of clinical tests for all the major musculoskeletal structures. New tests have been added and existing tests fully revised to include the most practical, relevant, and up-to-date information for the effective evaluation of the musculoskeletal system.
The book is organized by body region, with chapters devoted to the spine; shoulder; elbow; wrist, hand, and fingers; hip; knee; and foot and ankle. Each of these chapters opens with a figure depicting range of motion and an algorithm that provides a quick overview of symptoms, tests, imaging, and diagnosis. Additional chapters on posture deficiencies, venous thrombosis, occlusive arterial disease and neurovascular compression syndromes, and disturbances of the central nervous system complete the book.
For each clinical test, readers will find a step-by-step description of the procedure, followed by a concise discussion of assessment and possible diagnoses for that test.
Succinct descriptions of initial tests, functional tests, stress tests, and stability tests
More than 600 precise line drawings augment the text and reinforce key concepts
Helpful tips and guidance for the clinical examination, from taking patient history to selecting the appropriate tests and further course of action
Extensive bibliography of recommended literature for additional reading
The third edition of Clinical Tests for the Musculoskeletal System is an essential tool for the physical examination and diagnosis of functional impairments of musculoskeletal structures. This user-friendly handbook is ideal for orthopaedists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, physical therapists, osteopathic physicians, and residents in these specialties.
- (2008; 2nd Edition)Clinical Tests for the Musculoskeletal System: Examinations - Signs - PhenomenaShow details
The second edition of this handy pocket-sized book presents a comprehensive collection of clinical tests for all the major musculoskeletal structures. The tests are divided into separate sections based on body region. Each chapter opens with a figure depicting range of motion and an algorithm that provides a rapid overview of symptoms, tests, imaging, and diagnosis. For each clinical test, the author provides step-by-step descriptions of the methodology, starting at the patient's initial position, and then describes the evaluation and possible diagnosis.
Succinct description of initial tests, functional tests, stress tests, and stability tests
More than 550 instructive line drawings that demonstrate key concepts in a precise fashion
Coverage of posture deficiencies, thrombosis, and arterial ischemic disorders
Lists of recommended references for additional reading
This book is an invaluable guide to selecting the appropriate tests for the clinical examination. It is ideal for orthopaedists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, physical therapists, osteopathic physicians, and residents in these specialties.
- (2014; 1st Edition)Orthopedic Manual Therapy: Assessment and ManagementShow details
Proven and effective orthopedic therapy techniques for musculoskeletal disorders
Orthopedic Manual Therapy presents a systematic, step-by-step guide to manual therapy for disorders of the extremities and spine. Readers will find detailed examination and treatment techniques, the newest scientific and clinical advances, and updates on pain physiology, biomechanics, neurodynamics, and the biopsychosocial model of disease as the foundation for manual therapy.
Describes every procedure in well structured, logical sequences of assessment, classification, and intervention, including core questions for patients
Covers examination and treatment of all joints, from the toes to the shoulder girdle, with new information on the sacro-iliac joint tests, as well as additional new techniques for the wrist and the hindfoot
Provides more than 500 full-color, step-by-step photographs that illustrate every technique for treating functional disorders of the locomotor system
Explains the important topic of arthrokinematics (movement of the adjacent joint surfaces) and its role in the mechanics of manual therapy
Offers a practical documentation template for recording each articulation and communicating findings to colleagues or physicians
Access to 20 instructive videos on the Thieme MediaCenter that demonstrate procedures in real-life clinical situations
Complete with case studies, checklists, and study questions, this practical, didactic book is ideal as both a textbook and a reference. Students and practitioners of physical and manual therapy will find it essential for gaining the knowledge and decision-making skills to treat any musculoskeletal disorder related to posture and movement.