Joint Motion And Function Assessment A Research-based Pract

Wydawnictwo: angielskie
Data wydania: 2006
Kategoria: Medycyna i zdrowie
ISBN: 978-0-7817-4061-6
Liczba stron: 0
Dodał/a książkę: Autor X

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DESCRIPTION: This new resource is a comprehensive view of the clinical evaluation and functional application of joint range of motion. Coverage includes discussions of different types of goniometers, alternate methods of assessment, the reliability and validity of other joint ROM tools, and contraindications and precautions. This book also provides a complete review of surface anatomy and instruction on palpation technique and therapist posture and positioning when evaluating ROM. Numerous illustrations depict the therapist's hand and goniometer positions in relation to deep anatomical structures. Case studies and practical examination forms are also included. FEATURES: * Covers the assessment of joint ROM using the universal goniometer, something that is not generally included in muscle testing textbooks. * Successful LWW author, having written Musculoskeletal Assessment: Joint Range of Motion and Manual Muscle Strength * Superior art program, including both photographs and line drawings. Line art depicts the therapist's hand and goniometer positions in relation to deep anatomical structures (bone and muscle) in the end positions of joint ROM measurement. * Helpful pedagogy, including case studies, chapter objectives, and practical examination form. * Concise writing style yet comprehensive coverage including: * Discussion of different types of goniometers * Alternate methods of assessment * Review of surface anatomy * Contraindications and precautions * Instruction on palpation technique and therapist posture and positioning when evaluating ROM * Functional ROM and functional movement patterns required for performance of daily activities at the joint. * Discussion of different types of goniometers and the reliability and validity for other joint ROM tools

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