Joint Motion: Clinical Measurement & Evaluation
Roger W Soames BSc, PhD, Clinical Anatomist, Centre for Human Biology, University of Leeds, UK
ISBN 0443058083 · Paperback · 216 Pages · 182 Illustrations
Churchill Livingstone · Published December 2002
An easy to read, clinically-based guide to the assessment and measurement of joint movement. Highly illustrated with simple line diagrams it provides the essential information for any clinician involved in the assessment or treatment of human joints.
Clear line diagrams illustrate principles and concepts.
Easy-to-read style makes this book accessible and ideal for reference in the busy clinical environment.
Basic introductory anatomy is reviewed prior to evaluating the range of motion, supplemented by simple line drawings, giving the reader an initial orientation.
Normal ranges of motion are included for each joint, providing a frame of reference when examining a joint's range.
Ranges of motion required for specific activities and tasks are noted.
Explanations of how to examine a joint and evaluate the range of motion are supplemented by photographs of each movement being assessed.
Part 1: Joints and Measurement: Joint Structure and Function. Flexibility and Mobility. Principles and Methods of Measurement. Clinical Application.
Part 2: Individual Joint Movement: Pectoral Girdle. Shoulder Joint. Elbow Joint. Superior and Inferior Radioulnar Joints. Wrist Joint. Joints of the Hand. Pelvic Girdle. Hip Joint. Knee Joint. Ankle Joint. Joints of the Foot. Vertebral Column. Temporomandibular Joint. References. Index. Glossary.