Measurement of Joint Motion: A Guide to Goniometry

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F.A. Davis, 2009 - Medical - 450 pages
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For the physical therapy student. Rely on the 4th Edition of this popular manual to teach you how to perform the skills essential to identifying impairments and assessing rehabilitation status. For each measurable joint in the body, youll find a consistent, easy-to-follow format and exceptional photographs that depict stabilization during range of motion and alignment, making it easy for you to visualize the examination and technique for each joint motion and muscle length test. Contains: expanded chapter on postural assessment; new content and examples on the use of bubble inclinometers, thorabites, and measuring of the forearm pronation/supination using a pen; range of motion and normative value boxes in each chapter; superb coverage of muscle-length testing; excellent descriptions of normal end-feel patterns; lab exercises and examples throughout.

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INTRODUCTION TO Alignment 27
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The Thoracic and Lumbar
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UPPEREXTREMITY
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Joyce White, a contributing food editor for Heart & Soul magazine, also writes regularly about food, health, lifestyles, and travel for a number of publications. Her work has appeared in the Boston Globe, the New York Times, Newsday, the Chicago Tribune, the Montreal Gazette, and Essence magazine. She has also worked as an associate food editor at Ladies' Home Journal and as a reporter and editor at the New York Daily News. In 1980 she was awarded a Knight-Ridder journalism fellowship at Stanford University. White is a founding member of the New York Wine Writers Circle and has studied at the Cordon Bleu cooking school in Paris.

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