Orthopedic Physical Assessment Atlas and Video - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781437716030, 9780323291354

Orthopedic Physical Assessment Atlas and Video

1st Edition

Selected Special Tests and Movements

Authors: David Magee Derrick Sueki
Print ISBN: 9781437716030
eBook ISBN: 9780323291354
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 21st December 2010
Page Count: 480


Building on the authoritative content in David J. Magee's Orthopedic Physical Assessment textbook, Orthopedic Physical Assessment Atlas and Video provides step-by-step guidance for evaluating movements and performing the most common special tests in musculoskeletal assessment. Detailed video demonstrations of tests and procedures common in musculoskeletal assessment are supplemented by hundreds of high-quality full-color clinical photographs and illustrations of each test and assessment.

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 Author

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