Musculoskeletal Examination and Joint Injections Techniques


  • Adel Fam, MD, MRCP(UK), FRCP(C), FACP, Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Department of Medicine (Rheumatology), University of Toronto, Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • George Lawry, MD, Professor, Clinical Internal Medicine, Rheumatology Division, University of Iowa, University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics, Iowa City, IA, USA
  • Hans Kreder, MD, MPH, FRCS(C), Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Health Policy Evaluation and Management; Chair, Orthopaedic Clinical Epidemiology, University of Toronto; Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon, Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedics, Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre; Adjunct Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Musculoskeletal Physical Examination and Joint Injections and Aspirations: A Practical Guide provides a comprehensive, up-to-date, hands-on, concisely written, richly illustrated resource outlining applied anatomy, physical examination, interpretation of physical signs, common regional MSK disorders and injection techniques of the joint and spine. The result is a detailed yet practical step-by-step guide to clinical skills and best practice.
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Book information

  • Published: November 2005
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-03003-8

Table of Contents

Principles of musculoskeletal (MSK) examination

Aspiration & injection of joints: general considerations



Wrist & Hand



Ankle & Foot