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Diagnostic Imaging for Physical Therapists

With the ever-increasing demand on physical therapists to develop the most effective treatment interventions comes this invaluable imaging resource covering exactly what you need to know! Diagnostic Imaging for Physical Therapists gives you the knowledge to understand the basic principles of musculoskeletal imaging and how to interpret radiographic images in your physical therapy practice. This straightforward, highly illustrated text is organized by body region and covers all the fundamentals with an emphasis on standard, two-dimensional x-rays. An accompanying DVD delivers high-resolution copies of the images in the text along with interactive activities to enhance your understanding of the material. With this indispensable text, you’ll recognize when diagnostic imaging is necessary, and you’ll be able to interpret the results with confidence.

Hardbound, 336 Pages

Published: October 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-2903-8


  • Chapter 1: Introduction

    Chapter 2: Systematic Analysis Using ABCs

    Chapter 3: The Physics of Medical Imaging

    Chapter 4: The Cervical Spine

    Chapter 5: The Lumbar Spine

    Chapter 6: The Hip and Pelvis

    Chapter 7: The Knee

    Chapter 8: The Leg, Ankle and Foot

    Chapter 9: The Shoulder

    Chapter 10: The Elbow, Wrist and Hand

    Chapter 11: An Introduction to MRI


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