Muscles: Testing and Function, with Posture and Pain

Muscles: Testing and Function, with Posture 9780781747806
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Publication Date: Feb 24, 2005
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Edition: Fifth
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This renowned classic provides unparalleled coverage of manual muscle testing, plus evaluation and treatment of faulty and painful postural conditions. The thoroughly updated Fifth Edition is completely reorganized and has new, expanded treatment and exercise sections in each chapter. Other features include a new section on post-polio syndrome, additional case studies comparing Guillain-Barré to polio muscle tests, a new full-color design, and a first-of-its-kind chart of upper extremity articulations.

Features

--Includes coverage of normal and abnormal range of motion, developmental factors and environmental influences on posture, length tests and stretching exercises, entrapment and compression syndromes and scoliosis

About the Author(s)




  • Mary Rodgers PT, PhD
  • Professor and Chair, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

  • William Romani PT, PhD
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Specs

  • Edition: Fifth
  • Product Format: Hardbound
  • ISBN: 9780781747806
  • Trim Size: 8.5 x 11
  • Pages: 560
  • Pub Date: Feb 24, 2005
  • Weight: 4.0

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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Fundamental Concepts

Chapter 2: Posture

Section I: Fundamentals of Posture
Section II: Postural Alignment
Section III: Postural Examination
Section IV: Posture of Children
Section V: Scoliosis

Chapter 3: Head and Face

Section I: Innervation
Section II: Facial and Eye Muscles
Section III: Muscles of Deglutition

Chapter 4: Neck

Section I: Innervation and Movements
Section II: Neck Muscles
Section III: Neck Muscle Tests
Section IV: Painful Conditions
Section V: Treatment

Chapter 5: Trunk and Respiratory Muscles

Section I: Trunk
Section II: Abdominal Muscles
Section III: Painful Conditions of Low Back
Section IV: Muscles of Respiration

Chapter 6: Upper Extremity and Shoulder Girdle

Section I: Innervation
Section II: Hand, Wrist, Forearm, and Elbow
Section III: Shoulder
Section IV: Painful Conditions of Upper Back
Section V: Case Studies

  • Case 1: Radial Nerve Lesion
  • Case 2: Radial, Median, and Ulnar Nerve
  • Case 3: Probable C5 Lesion
  • Case 4: Lateral and Medial Cord
  • Case 5: Spinal Nerve and Muscle Chart
  • Case 6: Stretch Weakness Superimposed on a Peripheral Nerve Injury

Chapter 7: Lower Extremity

Section I: Innervation
Section II: Joint Movement
Section III: Muscle Strength Tests
Section IV: Painful Conditions

  • Case 1: Peroneal Nerve Injury
  • Case 2: Lumbosacral Nerves
  • Case 3: L5 Lesion
  • Case 4: Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  • Case 5: Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  • Case 6: Polio

Appendix A: Spinal Segment Distribution to Nerves and Muscles
Appendix B: Isolated Paralysis of the Serratus Anterior Muscle