Full-color Image Bank, TestBank, and PowerPoint Presentations are available for InstructorsOrthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant provides the physical therapist assistant (PTA) student with a broad overview of orthopaedics as it relates to physical therapy. This is the first book to combine kinesiology, orthopedic management, and therapeutic exercise; tying in the anatomy and kinesiology to the examination and pathology of each of the joints. This comprehensive text describes the anatomy and biomechanics of each area of the spine, pelvis, and TMJ. Working from this foundation, detailed explanations on the re-evaluation and treatment of each of the various areas are given with an emphasis on techniques that are evidence-based. This text also includes chapters on pediatrics, geriatrics, manual therapy, and women's health. Each chapter includes learning objectives, key terms, key point boxes, a summary, suggested readings, references, and end-of-chapter review questions to test the students understanding of the material. Features* An eclectic approach tying in anatomy, therapeutic exercise and kinesiology to the examination and pathology of each of the joints* Terminology following the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice* Special chapters on pediatrics, geriatrics, manual therapy, and women's health.* Case studies to illustrate key topics* End-of-chapter questions for student review and assessment* More than 700 illustrations, tables, figures, and photographs* An Image Bank with full-color photosInstructor Resources: PowerPoint Slides, TestBank, Image Bank with color photosStudent Resources: Companion Web siteCrit Rev Phys Rehabil Med 6:409a437, 1994 Singer KP, Malmivaara A: Pathoanatomical characteristics of the thoracolumbar ... London, England, Butterworth-Heinemann, 1998, pp 168a191 Crawford HJ, Jull GA: The influence of thoracic posture and movement on range of arm elevation. ... of muscular dysfunction by inspection, in Liebenson C (ed): Rehabilitation of the Spine: A Practitionera#39;s Manual.
|Title||:||Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2011|