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Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant provides the physical therapist assistant (PTA) student with a broad overview of orthopaedics. This comprehensive text describes the anatomy and biomechanics of each area of the spine pelvis and TMJ. Working from this foundation detailed explanations on the re-evaluation and treatment of each of the various areas are given with an emphasis on techniques that are evidence-based. Features * An eclectic approach tying in anatomy therapeutic exercise and kinesiology to the examination and pathology of each of the joints * Terminology following the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice * Special chapters on pediatrics geriatrics manual therapy and women's health. * End-of-chapter questions for student review and assessment * More than 700 illustrations tables figures and photographs * An Image Bank with full-color photos * Five appendixes include a guide to conduct for physical therapist assistants documentation commonly used abbreviations common laboratory values and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation terms and techniques. Instructor Resources: PowerPoint Slides TestBank Image Bank with color photos