The physical examination of the shoulder can be complex for the novice healthcare provider. How can advance concepts be taught in a user-friendly format, while still providing the necessary information for effective diagnosis and treatment of the shoulder? Musculoskeletal Examination of the Shoulder: Making the Complex Simple by Dr. Steven B. Cohen answers these questions. Inside this pocket-sized book, you will find a thorough review of the most common pathologic conditions, the techniques for diagnosis, as well as the appropriate treatment. Through very clear photographic demonstrations, tables, sidebars, and charts that are throughout the pages of Musculoskeletal Examination of the Shoulder: Making the Complex Simple, a thorough exam of the shoulder is reviewed.
Steven B. Cohen, MD is a Sports Medicine specialist at the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia. He specializes in operative management of the knee, shoulder, and elbow. He completed his residency at the University of Virginia Health Center in Charlottesville, VA and Sports Medicine Fellowship was at the University of Pittsburgh Center for Sports Medicine. He is currently an assistant team physician for the Philadelphia Phillies and St. Joseph's University. He serves as an Assistant Professor at the Thomas Jefferson University and the Director of Sports Medicine Research at the Rothman Institute. Dr. Cohen is the editor of 1 orthopedic textbook, associate editor of the Textbook of Arthroscopy, author of 12 book chapters on the management of sports injuries, has contributed to 22 peer reviewed research publications, and has been a part of 45 national and international research presentations. He also serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Arthroscopy.