The physical examination of the spine can be a complex topic for professionals with all levels of clinical experience. How can advance concepts be taught in a user-friendly, clear format, while still providing necessary information for effective diagnosis and treatment of the spine?
Musculoskeletal Examination of the Spine: Making the Complex Simple by Drs. Jeffrey A. Rihn and Eric B. Harris answers these questions. Written by experts, this easy-to-carry book provides a thorough review of the most common pathologic spine conditions, techniques for diagnosis, as well as the appropriate treatment for each condition.
Musculoskeletal Examination of the Spine: Making the Complex Simple contains clear photographic demonstrations, tables, and charts throughout its pages, allowing a thorough and concise examination of the spine.
A Glance at some of what is covered inside:
- Physical Examination
- Basics and specific tests of the examination of the cervical and thoracolumbar spine
- General Imaging
- Basics of general imaging of the degenerative and traumatic injuries of the spine
- Common Conditions
- Cervical spondylosis, Lumbar disk herniation, Diskitis and vertebral osteomyelitis of the spine, and more
Musculoskeletal Examination of the Spine: Making the Complex Simple contains essential information to successfully take a complex subject, and bring it to a level that will be welcomed by all orthopedic residents, attendings, physical therapists, athletic trainers, medical students in training, and other healthcare providers.