This manual gives you the quick reference you need to understand and apply the basics of muscle testing quickly and conveniently. Each two-page spread contains all you need to know to perform manual muscle testing. You'll find an illustration of the muscle accompanied by a concise overview of how to perform the test, the muscle's origin and insertion points, its root, cord and nerve innervation, its primary function/actions, its synergies and antagonists. Clinical pearls are also provided for each test. The simple, handbook format is most appealing for quick and easy access in the clinical setting or the lab. Use this manual as a supplement to existing textbooks or as an invaluable companion throughout your professional work.
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"The editors of this book clearly meet their objective." "The organization and style of the text and the use of artwork and photographs are very effective in communicating the important basic science concepts as well as clinical applications for each area discussed." "The size of the book and the spiral binding facilitate use of the book at bedside, which further emphasizes clinical application." (Doody's 2001-01-01)
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Book Description McGraw-Hill/Appleton & Lange, 1999. Spiral-bound. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110070331502