Orthopaedics For The Physical Therapist Assistant

  • ISBN-13: 9780763797553
  • Author: Mark Dutton
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 2011-04-27
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 760
  • $48.97
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Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant provides the physical therapist assistant (PTA) student with a broad overview of orthopaedics. 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. 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. • End-of-chapter questions for student review and assessment • More than 700 illustrations, tables, figures, and photographs • An Image Bank with full-color photos * Five appendixes include a guide to conduct for physical therapist assistants, documentation, commonly used abbreviations, common laboratory values, and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation terms and techniques. Instructor Resources: PowerPoint Slides, TestBank, Image Bank with color photos

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