Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant offers essential information on the anatomy and biomechanics of each major area of the body. This first-of-its-kind core text approaches the field from a variety of disciplines and perspectives, linking studies in anatomy, therapeutic exercise, and kinesiology to the study of joints As a practice, physical therapy continues to rely on physical examination, making accurate diagnosis especially important. Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant provides evidence-based guidelines for assessing and rehabilitating patients. In addition to covering the basics of each joint, Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant also contains dedicated chapters on pediatrics, geriatrics, manual therapy, and women's health.on a comparison with a comparable contralateral joint using manually applied forces in a logical and precise manner.57 Using ... The information gathered from these tests will help the PT determine the integrity of the inert structures. ... Key Point A measure of a persona#39;s strength is really a measurement of an individuala#39;s torque production (see Chapter 4). ... and it requires both selective recruitment of a muscle by the patient and a sound knowledge of anatomy and kinesiology on theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2011-04-15|