Key Features

  • The text includes over 100 detailed anatomical illustrations that augment the text descriptions of the anatomy, clarify concepts, and aid visual learners.
  • 60 cadaver photos, placed alongside the anatomical illustrations, help the reader visualize musculature and anatomical structures.
  • Assessment models and photographs for the shoulder girdle complex provide step-by-step procedures to help perform a patient assessment.
  • More than 50 illustrated exercises that may be used in patient treatment are designed to improve the strength, power, and endurance of the global and local muscles associated with the shoulder girdle.

Table of Contents

1. Principles of Mechanical Shoulder Disorders
2. Neuroanatomical and Neuromechanical Aspects of the Shoulder
3. Musculature of the Shoulder Complex
4. Articulations of the Shoulder Girdle
5. Functional Assessment of the Shoulder Girdle Complex
6. Treatment of Mechanical Shoulder Disorders with Special Exercise Program Component
Index

Details

No. of pages:
256
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781416068624
Print ISBN:
9780721692722

About the authors

James Porterfield

Affiliations and Expertise

President, Rehabilitation and Health Center, Inc., Crystal Clinic, Akron, OH

Carl DeRosa

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chairman, Physical Therapy Program, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ