Handbook of Manual Muscle Testing

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McGraw-Hill, Health Professions Division, 1999 - Medical - 315 pages
This manual gives you the quick reference you need to understand and apply the basics of muscle testing quickly and conveniently. Each two-page spread contains all you need to know to perform manual muscle testing. You'll find an illustration of the muscle accompanied by a concise overview of how to perform the test, the muscle's origin and insertion points, its root, cord and nerve innervation, its primary function/actions, its synergies and antagonists. Clinical pearls are also provided for each test. The simple, handbook format is most appealing for quick and easy access in the clinical setting or the lab. Use this manual as a supplement to existing textbooks or as an invaluable companion throughout your professional work.

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Why Muscle Test?
Shoulder and Arm and Upper Back
Forearm and Hand

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About the author (1999)

Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.

Kevorkian is Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.

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