Handbook of Manual Muscle Testing
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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abduction Actions SOLO ACTION Adductor magnus Antagonists Muscle Antagonists Muscle Nerve Biceps brachii Biceps femoris branches of spinal carpi ulnaris Chain Action N/A Chain Actions SOLO Closed Chain Action COMBINED ACTION Contralateral Cord N/A Nerve Deep peroneal L4-S1 digitiminimi distal division of sciatic Dorsal rami extension Extensor hallucis longus Femoral L2-4 flexed Flexor digitorum profundus Flexor pollicis longus Gastrocnemius 72 Gluteus maximus Gluteus medius hip flexion Insertion INSTRUCTIONS Patient Sitting Intercostals interosseus median Ipsilateral joint knee Lateral longus and brevis McGraw-Hill medial Median C7-T1 metacarpophalangeal joint Muscle Nerve Root MUSCLE TESTING INSTRUCTIONS N/A CLINICAL PEARLS N/A Cord N/A nerves Direct branches Obturator L2-4 Open Chain Actions Palmar Peroneus Piriformis Pitfalls N/A CLINICAL pollicis brevis Posterior interosseus radial Sartorius 61 scapula shoulder spinal nerves Superior gluteal L4-S1 Synergists Muscle Nerve Tensor fascia lata Tester The tester TESTING INSTRUCTIONS Patient thoracic thumb Tibial L5-S2 Trapezius Trunk N/A Cord Ulnar C8-T1 Ventral rami