Learn classic assessment techniques for the ankle, knee, hip and spine. Lavishly produced and filled with beautiful 3-D animations that show exactly which structures are involved. Alan will walk you through a logical progression of testing that will reveal the underlying pathology with crystal clarity.
Each section is divided into Subjective Assessment, Observation, Tests, Special Tests and Palpation. This includes tests such as passive range-of-motion, active range-of-motion, strength tests, nerve conduction tests, spinal facet joint assessment, knee meniscus assessment, ligament tests and more. 140 total!
You will also learn what questions to ask, and exactly what the answers indicate. Each assessment is clearly demonstrated and explained, so you can quickly apply the techniques to your practice!
2.5 Hours of Assessment! Expand your assessment knowledge with this encyclopedic resource!
“This material provides valuable, useful and practical tuition, which will give you further confidence in your work and better results for your clients as you apply these protocols in your clinic.” Allan Hudson, ATMS News Spring 2010.
About the Author:
Alan Edmundson entered the physical therapy field as a licensed assistant in 1981 and became a registered physical therapist in 1984 after graduating from Los Angeles Children’s Hospital School of Physical Therapy, affiliated with the the University of Southern California. During his first five years in practice at St. Francis Hospital Alan worked with both in and out patients. As the owner of Advanced Orthopedic Physical Therapy he specialized in outpatient orthopaedics and had the opportunity to treat athletes from UCSB and Westmont colleges, all of the local high schools and semiprofessional and club teams. Alan has taught kinesiology at UCSB and lectured at professional conferences.