This text presents a comprehensive and concise evidence-based and differential-based approach to physical examination of the shoulder in a manner that promotes its successful application in clinical practice. Additionally, this book provides an integrated approach to the diagnosis of numerous shoulder pathologies by combining discussions of pathoanatomy and the interpretation of physical examination techniques and was written for any health care professional or student who may be required to evaluate patients who present with shoulder pain. This information will allow the clinician to make informed decisions regarding further testing procedures, imaging and potential therapeutic options.
Physical Examination of the Shoulder will serve as an invaluable resource for practicing orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine specialists, physical therapists, residents in training and medical students interested in the field of clinical orthopedics.
Ryan J. Warth, MD Steadman Philipponn Research Institute Vail, Colorado USA Peter J. Millett, MD, MSc The Steadman Clinic Steadman Philippon Research Institute Vail, Colorado USA
Chapter 1. About This Book Chapter 2. Range of Motion Chapter 3. Strength Testing Chapter 4. Rotator Cuff Disorders Chapter 5. Disorders of the Long Head of the Biceps Tendon Chapter 6. Glenohumeral Instability Chapter 7. The Acromioclavicular Joint Chapter 8. The Sternoclavicular Joint Chapter 9. Scapular Dyskinesis Chapter 10. Neurovascular Disorders