by Shepard R., Ed. Hurwitz Ed., Selene Parekh
The physical examination of the foot and ankle can be a complex topic for professionals with all levels of clinical experience. How can advance concepts be taught in a user-friendly, clear format, while still providing necessary information for effective diagnosis and treatment of the foot and ankle? Musculoskeletal Examination of the Foot and Ankle: Making the Complex Simple by Drs. Shepard Hurwitz and Selene Parekh answers these questions. Written by experts, this easy-to-carry book provides a quick and thorough review of the most common pathologic foot and ankle conditions, techniques for diagnosis, as well as the appropriate treatment for each condition. Musculoskeletal Examination of the Foot and Ankle: Making the Complex Simple contains clear photographic demonstrations, tables, sidebars, and charts throughout its pages, allowing a thorough and concise examination of the foot and ankle. A glance at some of what is covered inside:
• Physical Examination
• Basics and specific tests of the foot and ankle
• General Imaging
• Basic interpretation of common imaging modalities of the foot and ankle
• Common Conditions
• Bunions, toe deformities, Achilles pathology and posterior calcaneal pain, fractures, plantar fasciitis and plantar heel pain, and more Musculoskeletal Examination of the Foot and Ankle: Making the Complex Simple contains essential information to successfully take a complex subject, and bring it to a level that will be welcomed by orthopedic residents, faculty, physical therapists, athletic trainers, medical students interested in musculoskeletal health careers, and other health care providers.
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