Muscles: Testing and Function, with Posture and Pain (Fifth, International Edition)

Muscles: Testing and Function, with Posture and Pain (Fifth, International Edition)

By: Florence Peterson Kendall (author), Patricia Geise Provance (author), Elizabeth Kendall McCreary (author), Mary Rodgers (author), William Romani (author)Hardback

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This renowned classic provides unparalleled coverage of manual muscle testing, plus evaluation and treatment of faulty and painful postural conditions. The thoroughly updated Fifth Edition is completely reorganized and has new, expanded treatment and exercise sections in each chapter. Other features include a new section on post-polio syndrome, additional case studies comparing Guillain-Barre to polio muscle tests, a new full-color design, and a first-of-its-kind chart of upper extremity articulations.


Chapter 1: Fundamental Concepts Chapter 2: Posture Section I: Fundamentals of Posture Section II: Postural Alignment Section III: Postural Examination Section IV: Posture of Children Section V: Scoliosis Chapter 3: Head and Face Section I: Innervation Section II: Facial and Eye Muscles Section III: Muscles of Deglutition Chapter 4: Neck Section I: Innervation and Movements Section II: Neck Muscles Section III: Neck Muscle Tests Section IV: Painful Conditions Section V: Treatment Chapter 5: Trunk and Respiratory Muscles Section I: Trunk Section II: Abdominal Muscles Section III: Painful Conditions of Low Back Section IV: Muscles of Respiration Chapter 6: Upper Extremity and Shoulder Girdle Section I: Innervation Section II: Hand, Wrist, Forearm, and Elbow Section III: Shoulder Section IV: Painful Conditions of Upper Back Section V: Case Studies Case 1: Radial Nerve Lesion Case 2: Radial, Median, and Ulnar Nerve Case 3: Probable C5 Lesion Case 4: Lateral and Medial Cord Case 5: Spinal Nerve and Muscle Chart Case 6: Stretch Weakness Superimposed on a Peripheral Nerve Injury Chapter 7: Lower Extremity Section I: Innervation Section II: Joint Movement Section III: Muscle Strength Tests Section IV: Painful Conditions Case 1: Peroneal Nerve Injury Case 2: Lumbosacral Nerves Case 3: L5 Lesion Case 4: Guillain-Barre Syndrome Case 5: Guillain-Barre Syndrome Case 6: Polio Appendix A: Spinal Segment Distribution to Nerves and Muscles Appendix B: Isolated Paralysis of the Serratus Anterior Muscle

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  • ISBN13: 9781451104318
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 560
  • ID: 9781451104318
  • weight: 1429
  • ISBN10: 1451104316
  • edition: Fifth, International Edition

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