This text presents a comprehensive and concise evidence-based and differential-based approach to physical examination of the shoulder in a manner that promotes its successful application in clinical practice. Additionally, this book provides an integrated approach to the diagnosis of numerous shoulder pathologies by combining discussions of pathoanatomy and the interpretation of physical examination techniques and was written for any health care professional or student who may be required to evaluate patients who present with shoulder pain. This information will allow the clinician to make informed decisions regarding further testing procedures, imaging and potential therapeutic options.
Physical Examination of the Shoulder will serve as an invaluable resource for practicing orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine specialists, physical therapists, residents in training and medical students interested in the field of clinical orthopedics. ?
- Utilizes an evidence and differential-based approach
- Illustrates the most efficacious physical examination techniques using digestible text, high-resolution images and videos
- Written by experts in their field?
Chapter 1. About This Book
Chapter 2. Range of Motion
Chapter 3. Strength Testing
Chapter 4. Rotator Cuff Disorders
Chapter 5. Disorders of the Long Head of the Biceps Tendon
Chapter 6. Glenohumeral Instability
Chapter 7. The Acromioclavicular Joint
Chapter 8. The Sternoclavicular Joint
Chapter 9. Scapular Dyskinesis
Chapter 10. Neurovascular Disorders
Ryan J. Warth, MD
Steadman Philipponn Research Institute
Peter J. Millett, MD, MSc
The Steadman Clinic
Steadman Philippon Research Institute