“Stands on its own as an easy-to-carry reference in the clinic. [Its] strengths. . . are its clear diagrams and the table format frequently used to present information. Athletic trainers and physical therapists will find this on-the-field or in-the-clinic handbook a useful reference with clear explanations and diagrams. ”—Advance for Physical Therapists and PT Assistants, review of the 1st Edition.
Tap into easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidance on the evaluation and initial
management of specific orthopedic and athletic injuries with the New Edition
of this companion to Examination of Orthopedic and Athletic Injuries, 3rd Edition.
From evaluative procedures for palpation and range of motion through neurologic,
ligamentous, and special tests, everything you need now in the lab, and later
in the field or in the clinic, is here. It’s a terrific preparation tool
for the BOC examination, too. Covers procedures for over 185 special, neurological,
ligamentous, and range of motion tests. Features unique palpation photographs
with anatomical overlays to identify the underlying structure. Provides precisely
illustrated, step-by-step instructions for the correct position of the patient
and examiner, the evaluative procedure, positive test results, and implications.
Includes tables of bony landmarks, and other useful aids for identifying postural
disorders. Illustrates proper measuring techniques.
Table of Contents
1. The Injury Examination Process
2. Examination and Management of Acute Pathologies
3. Evidence-Based Practice in the Diagnostic Process
4. Injury Pathology Nomenclature
5. Musculoskeletal Diagnostic Techniques
6. Assessment of Posture
7. Evaluation of Gait
8. Foot and Toe Pathologies
9. Ankle and Leg Pathologies
10. Knee Pathologies
11. Patellofemoral Articulation Pathologies
12. Pelvis and Thigh Pathologies
13. Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Pathologies
14. Cervical Spine Pathologies
15. Thoracic, Abdominal, and Cardiopulmonary Pathologies
16. Shoulder and Upper Arm Pathologies
17. Elbow and Forearm Pathologies
18. Wrist, Hand and Finger Pathologies
19. Eye Pathologies
20. Face and Related Structure Pathologies
21. Head and Cervical Spine Pathologies
22. Environment-Related Conditions
Appendix A: Reflex Testing
Appendix B: Lower Extremity Functional Assessment
By Chad Starkey, PhD, LAT, Coordinator, Graduate Athletic Training, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio., Sara D. Brown, MS, ATC, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, and Jeffrey L. Ryan, PT, MBA, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.