Physical Therapy Examination and Assessment

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Examination, clinical reasoning, therapeutic interventions, and the therapistpatient relationship all play an inseparable part in the physical therapy process. Physical Therapy and Assessment provides PT students with logical, step-by-step guidance on how to perform examinations, document findings, draw up individual treatment plans, and so help students gain a better understanding of this complex process.

Key Features include:

  • More than 350 high-quality color photos and illustrations that accompany detailed assessment descriptions
  • Specific guidance on: structures and functions of the musculoskeletal system; joint measurement based on the neutral zero method; testing intra-articular mobility; cardiopulmonary functions; cardiac stress; and exertion assessment
  • A chapter devoted to pain assessment and management, with access to free patient assessment forms on Thiemes MediaCenter

All first-and second-year physical therapy students will find this book a valuable resource that enriches their learning experience and enables them to successfully examine and evaluate patients.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 238 pages
  • Publisher: Thieme; 1st edition edition (December 17, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3131746416
  • ISBN-13: 9783131746412

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