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Functional Anatomy for Physical Therapists (Hardcover) (Jutta Hochschild)

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Effective examination and treatment in physical therapy rely on a solid


of the dynamics of the joints and the functions of the surrounding

muscles. This concise

instructional manual helps readers to not only memorize anatomy but

also to truly

comprehend the structures and functions of the whole body: the

intervertebral disk,

the cervical spine, the cranium, the thoracic spine, the thorax, the

upper extremities,

lumbar spine, pelvis and hip joint, and the lower extremities. Through

precise descriptions,

efficiently organized chapters, and beautiful illustrations, this book

relates functional

anatomy to therapy practice. It provides extensive coverage of the palpation

of structures and

references to pathology throughout.


  • Accurate and detailed descriptions of each joint structure

    in the body, including their vessels and nerves, and their function

  • Comprehensive guidance on the palpation of individual


  • Detailed discussions on the functional aspects of muscles

    and joint surfaces, and the formation of joints

  • Concise tips and references to pathology to assist with

    everyday practice

  • More than 1000 illustrations clearly depicting anatomy and

    the interconnections between structures

Physical therapists will find Functional Anatomy for Physical

Therapists invaluable to their study or practice. It makes

functional anatomy easier for students to learn and is ideal for use in

exam preparation. Experienced therapists will benefit from practical

tips and guidance for applying and refining their techniques.

Number of Pages: 578
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Allied Health Services / Physical Therapy
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Thieme Medical Pub
Author: Jutta Hochschild
Language: English
Street Date: December 31, 2015
TCIN: 50459900
UPC: 9783131768612
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-0897
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