Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant offers essential information on the anatomy and biomechanics of each major area of the body. This first-of-its-kind core text approaches the field from a variety of disciplines and perspectives, linking studies in anatomy, therapeutic exercise, and kinesiology to the study of joints As a practice, physical therapy continues to rely on physical examination, making accurate diagnosis especially important. Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant provides evidence-based guidelines for assessing and rehabilitating patients. In addition to covering the basics of each joint, Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant also contains dedicated chapters on pediatrics, geriatrics, manual therapy, and women's health.... activation patterns result in altered patterns of synergistic control or coordination of the trunk muscles.69, 70These subtle shifts in the patterns of muscle recruitment ... Source: Dutton M: Manual Therapy of the Spine an Intergrated Approach.
|Title||:||Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2011-04-15|