Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant 2nd Edition-Original PDF

Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant 2nd Edition-Original PDF

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By Mark Dutton (Author)

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With a new full-color design and art program Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant, Second Edition presents a broad overview of the field of orthopaedics. Written for students studying to become a physical therapist assistant, this text is unique in that it combines kinesiology, orthopedic management, and therapeutic exercise, relating anatomy and kinesiology to the examination and pathology of each of the joints. Updated and restructured, the text focuses on each vital area of the body, with individual joint chapters presenting:

– A description of the anatomy and biomechanics
– Examination techniques
– Descriptions of common pathologies and the various strategies, protocols, manual and therapeutic techniques to deal with each
– Exercise progressions beginning with lower level progressing through the rehabilitation process
– Neurologic aspect of exercise
– Inclusion of common functional assessment tools
– Case studies

Product Details

  • Paperback: 675 pages
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 2 edition (March 30, 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 128413931X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1284139310