Orthopedic Physical Assessment Atlas and Video

1st Edition

Selected Special Tests and Movements


  • David Magee
  • Derrick Sueki
  • Key Features

    • Master the most effective techniques for evaluating movement and performing special tests with expert guidance from leading orthopedic physical assessment authority David J. Magee.
    • Confidently perform more than 165 special tests common in musculoskeletal assessment with detailed step-by-step instructions.
    • Review movement examinations and specific test details with narrated video demonstrations.
    • Access up-to-date, evidence-based information at a glance with a convenient atlas format.
    • Enhance your understanding of movement examinations and common special tests with more than 475 full-color clinical photographs and illustrations.

    Table of Contents

    1. General Principles and Concepts Related to Selected Movements and Special Tests

    2. Cervical Spine

    3. Temporomandibular Joint

    4. Shoulder

    5. Elbow

    6. Forearm, Wrist, and Hand

    7. Thoracic Spine

    8. Lumbar Spine

    9. Pelvis

    10. Hip

    11. Knee

    12. Lower Leg, Foot and Ankle


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    About the authors

    David Magee

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor Department of Physical Therapy Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

    Derrick Sueki

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Adjunct Orthopedic Faculty, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA; Clinical Mentor, Orthopedic Residency Program, University of Southern California, Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy at the School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA; Owner and President, Knight Physical Therapy Inc, Garden Grove, CA; Strength and Conditioning Consultant, Chapman University Volleyball, Los Angeles, CA