Movement System Impairment Syndromes of the Extremities, Cervical and Thoracic Spines

By

  • Shirley Sahrmann, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Professor, Physical Therapy, Neurology, Cell Biology and Physiology, Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Extensively illustrated and evidence based, Movement System Impairment Syndromes of the Extremities, Cervical and Thoracic Spines helps you effectively diagnose and manage musculoskeletal pain. It discusses diagnostic categories and their associated muscle and movement imbalances, and makes recommendations for treatment. Also covered is the examination itself, plus exercise principles, specific corrective exercises, and the modification of functional activities. Case studies provide examples of clinical reasoning, and a companion Evolve website includes video clips of tests and procedures. Written and edited by the leading experts on muscle and movement, Shirley Sahrmann and associates, this book is a companion to the popular Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes.
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Book information

  • Published: December 2010
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-09402-3


Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Staging System for Rehabilitation
3. Movement System Syndromes of the Cervical Spine
4. Movement System Syndromes of the Thoracic Spine
5. Movement System Syndromes of the Hand and Wrist
6. Movement System Syndromes of the Elbow
7. Movement System Syndromes of the Knee
8. Movement System Syndromes of the Foot and Ankle