Newly updated, this full-color resource offers a systematic approach to performing a neuromusculoskeletal assessment with rationales for various aspects of the assessment. This comprehensive text covers every joint of the body, head and face, gait, posture, emergency care, the principles of assessment, and preparticipation evaluation. The latest edition of this core text is the essential cornerstone in the new four-volume musculoskeletal rehabilitation series.
New to this edition
NEW! Online resources include video clips, assessment forms, text references with links to MEDLINE® abstracts, and more.
NEW! Video clips demonstrate selected movements and the performance of tests used in musculoskeletal assessment.
NEW! Text references linked to MEDLINE abstracts provide easy access to abstracts of journal articles for further review.
NEW! Forms from the text with printable patient assessment forms can be downloaded for ease of use.
NEW! Updated information in all chapters includes new photos, line drawings, boxes, and tables.
NEW! The use of icons to show the clinical utility of special tests supplemented by evidence - based reliability & validity tables for tests & techniques on the Evolve site.
By David J. Magee, PhD, BPT, Professor and Associate Dean, Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Table of Contents:
1. Principles and Concepts of Assessment
2. Head and Face
3. Cervical Spine
4. Temporomandibular Joint
7. Forearm, Wrist, and Hand
8. Thoracic (Dorsal) Spine
9. Lumbar Spine
13. Lower leg, foot and ankle
14. Assessment of Gait
15. Assessment of Posture
16. Assessment of the Amputee
17. Primary Care Assessment
18. Emergency Sports Assessment