Physical Therapy Prescriptions of Musculoskeletal Disorders

Physical Therapy Prescriptions of Musculoskeletal Disorders

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This book equips musculoskeletal physicians with a full understanding of how to write an effective physical therapy prescription, what takes place during physical therapy, and how the therapist fulfills the prescription. The book reviews cases of patients with typical musculoskeletal problems and shows how the physician arrives at a diagnosis and a physical therapy prescription. Each aspect of the prescription is discussed so that the physician understands each phase of the treatment. The book then follows the patient as seen by the physical therapist. The therapist describes exactly how (s)he uses the prescription, works up the patient, ascertains his/her own diagnosis and treats the patient. Illustrations show each of the exercises described.Shoulder flexion left: 120 degrees Joint play N/A secondary to spinal fracture Special tests T/S reversal against wall + Manual muscle testing 4-/5 bilateral rhomboids with pain Neurodynamic assessment WNL Tight tender points/soft tissueanbsp;...

Title:Physical Therapy Prescriptions of Musculoskeletal Disorders
Author:Grant Cooper
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-03-29


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