Students who desire to become competent in palpation as well as experienced clinicians who seek a strong review of palpation will find this text an excellent learning resource. -- Christopher Hughes, PhD, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA This lavishly illustrated guide to palpation techniques provides readers with a solid understanding of topographic anatomy using clear, step-by-step descriptions that teach how to first identify, and then distinguish between, the various body structures. Full-color photographs feature models with detailed drawings of muscles, bones, and tendons sketched directly onto their skin, indicating exactly where and how to palpate. Complementary color drawings show the functional significance of each anatomic region.

Key Features:-

  • In-depth coverage of the entire body -- upper extremities, lower extremities, and the head and trunk
  • Over 850 full-color photographs and illustrations enhance the text, making it especially useful for
  • Easy-to-reference text boxes contain tips and tricks, including advice on finger placement, pressure
  • Study questions at the end of each chapter aid readers in self-assessment and review of the material

More Details about Palpation Techniques Surface Anatomy for Physical Therapists 1st Edition

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PublisherThieme Medical Publishers
Publish YearJanuary 2010