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Musculoskeletal Examination, 2nd Edition



Musculoskeletal Examination, 2nd Edition

Jeffrey Gross, Joseph Fetto, Elaine Rosen

ISBN: 978-1-405-14674-6 February 2009 Wiley-Blackwell 472 Pages


Evaluating orthopedic dysfunctions in patients will be easier with Musculoskeletal Examination, Second Edition. This comprehensive book is an ideal teaching and learning tool for introductory courses in physical examination.

This second edition features enhanced clinically relevant examples representing frequently encountered conditions - all from a multi-disciplined perspective. Readers get the most up-to-date information in a completely new chapter on TMJ, revised chapters on gait, posture and structural examination and new and improved illustrations.

How to Use This Book.


Chapter 1 Introduction.

Chapter 2 Basic Concepts of Physical Examination.

Chapter 3 Overview of the Spine and Pelvis.

Chapter 4 The Cervical Spine and Thoracic Spine.

Chapter 5 The Temporomandibular Joint.

Chapter 6 The Lumbosacral Spine.

Chapter 7 Overview of the Upper Extremity.

Chapter 8 The Shoulder.

Chapter 9 The Elbow.

Chapter 10 The Wrist and Hand.

Chapter 11 The Hip.

Chapter 12 The Knee.

Chapter 13 The Ankle and Foot.

Chapter 14 Gait.




* Over 850 illustrations, X-rays and MRIs

* A logically progressive and regional format

* Shows precise approach to patient

* Helps highlight anatomy and key concepts

* Helps student (and instructor) work logically through each body area

* Contains second color throughout