Occupational Therapy Manual for Evaluation of Range of Motion and Muscle Strength

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Occupational Therapy Manual for Evaluation of Range of Motion and Muscle Strength

Format:  Paperback,

302 pages

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Publish Date: Mar 2003

ISBN-13: 9780766836273

ISBN-10: 0766836274

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This occupational therapy manual focuses on the use of assessment tools when evaluating the range of motion and strength of clients, yet emphasizes the time efficiency required in today's healthcare environment. Readers learn to screen clients for strength and motion deficits using functional observation and to formulate appropriate intervention plans through gross manual muscle assessment. Readers also receive instruction in methods of isolated manual muscle testing and when it is appropriate to utilize this specific assessment. Benefits: Appendices include muscle tables, normal range of motion tables and sample evaluation forms Consistent use of "decision tree" facilitates the development of effective and efficient assessment and decision making skills Focus on function makes it the only product that deals with muscle testing and range of motion from an occupational therapy perspective Over 350 original photographs detailing manual muscle testing visually walks the user through the entire process step by step

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Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publish Date: Mar 2003
ISBN-13: 9780766836273
ISBN-10: 0766836274
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 302
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.65
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 9.0 x 10.5 x 1.0

Chapter outline

Prefacep. vii
About the Authorsp. viii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Contributorsp. x
Introductionp. xi
General introduction to range of motion and strength assessmentsp. xi
Definitions related to the assessment of range of motion and strengthp. xi
The use of clinical reasoning to determine the appropriate assessments for a clientp. xiii
Introduction to the biomechanical frame of referencep. xiii
Goniometryp. 1
Introduction to goniometryp. 1
Student goalsp. 1
Definitions related to goniometryp. 1
Procedures of goniometryp. 5
Reading goniometric measurementsp. 6
Contraindications and precautions for goniometryp. 6
Goniometric measurements of the trunk and neckp. 7
Goniometric measurements of the shoulder complexp. 15
Goniometric measurements of the elbow and forearmp. 23
Goniometric measurements of the wrist and handp. 27
Goniometric measurements of the hip and kneep. 43
Goniometric measurements of the ankle and footp. 51
Gross Manual Muscle Testingp. 65
Introduction to gross manual muscle testingp. 65
Student goalsp. 65
Definitions related to gross and isolated manual muscle testingp. 65
Procedure of gross manual muscle testingp. 66
Contraindications and precautions for gross and isolated manual muscle testingp. 68
Gross manual muscle testing of the trunk and neckp. 68
Gross manual muscle testing of the scapula and shoulder complexp. 75
Gross manual muscle testing of the elbow and forearmp. 87
Gross manual muscle testing of the wrist and handp. 91
Gross manual muscle testing of the hip and kneep. 104
Gross manual muscle testing of the ankle and footp. 112
Isolated Manual Muscle Testingp. 121
Introduction to isolated manual muscle testingp. 121
Student goalsp. 121
Isolated manual muscle testing of the trunk and neckp. 122
Isolated manual muscle testing of the scapula and shoulder complexp. 124
Isolated manual muscle testing of the elbow and forearmp. 158
Isolated manual muscle testing of the wrist and handp. 172
Isolated manual muscle testing of the hip and kneep. 216
Isolated manual muscle testing of the ankle and footp. 241
Glossaryp. 263
Referencesp. 264
Suggested Readingsp. 264
Appendixesp. 265
Muscle tablesp. 265
Normal range of motion tablesp. 279
Sample evaluation formsp. 283
Indexp. 295

Book description

This occupational therapy manual instructs students in the use of assessment tools when evaluating the range of motion and strength of clients, yet emphasizes the time efficiency required in today's healthcare environment. Students learn to screen clients for strength and motion deficits using functional observation and to formulate appropriate intervention plans through gross manual muscle assessment. Students also receive instruction in methods of isolated manual muscle testing and when it is appropriate to progress to this specific assessment.

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