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Designed to meet the unique needs of physical therapist assistants, Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 3rd Edition focuses on critical thinking and helps you apply fundamental orthopedic principles in physical therapy interventions. Clear explanations cover basic concepts such as the PTA\'s role in physical assessment?of flexibility, strength, endurance, and balance, along with the specifics of tissue healing; medications; gait and joint mobilization; and an introduction to biomechanics. It also describes the application of therapeutic interventions for many orthopedic conditions by region and affliction. Edited by two experienced clinicians, Gary A. Shankman and Robert C. Manske, and written by contributors who are experts in their respective fields, this is your one-stop source for PTA practice in orthopedics.


Key Features:-

  • Clear explanations of difficult concepts are provided by experienced, practicing clinicians who addr
  • Clear explanations of difficult concepts are provided by experienced, practicing clinicians who addr
  • A focus on critical thinking and application helps to prepare you for the treatment room and for the
  • Key terms and learning objectives begin each chapter, useful as \"checkpoints\" to which you can ref
  • Over 500 illustrations reinforce concepts and procedures, supplemented by summary tables and boxes.
  • End-of-chapter review questions prepare you for the types of critical thinking you will be required

More Details about Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant 3e (PB)

General Information  
Author(s)Shankman
PublisherElsevier Science
Edition3
ISBN9780323056694
Pages536
BindingPaper Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2011