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Orthopedic Physical Assessment, 7th Edition

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David J. Magee, BPT, PhD, CM and Robert C. Manske, PT, DPT, SCs, MEd, ATC, CSCS


Updated and revised, this is a comprehensive guide to selecting diagnostic tests for accurate musculoskeletal assessment and covers everything from anatomy to clinical application. Topics include the principles of assessment, all peripheral and spinal joints including the head and face, gait, posture, primary care, the amputee, and emergency sports assessment.

New and important features:

•Updated information in all chapters including new special tests, along with photos, line drawings, boxes, tables, and references
•Updated information on concussion management
•Additional case studies, based on scenarios one might come across, to help you develop assessment and diagnostic skills using information from the chapter
•Includes new video clips to demonstrate special tests and provide a clearer understanding of how to perform musculoskeletal assessment
•At-a-glance icons show the clinical utility of special tests, supplemented by updated, evidence-based reliability and validity tables for tests and techniques
•Quick-reference data includes hundreds of summary boxes, red-flag and yellow-flag boxes, differential diagnosis tables, muscle and nerve tables, and classification, normal values, and grading tables
•Over 2500 full color illustrations
•Enhanced diagnostic ultrasound imaging section added to relevant chapters
• Updated psychometric tables for special tests list reliability, sensitivity, specificity, and + and - likelihood ratios when available
•Additional functional assessment forms (e-tools) have been incorporated into the ebook on Student Counsult
• A Summary of Assessment in each chapter serves as a review of assessment steps

Table of Contents
      1. Principles and Concepts
      2. Head and Face
      3. Cervical Spine
      4. Temporomandibular Joint
      5. Shoulder
      6. Elbow
      7. Forearm, Wrist, and Hand
      8. Thoracic (Dorsal) Spine
      9. Lumbar Spine
      10. Pelvis
      11. Hip
      12. Knee
      13. Lower Leg, Ankle, and Foot
      14. Assessment of Gait
      15. Assessment of Posture
      16. Assessment of the Amputee
      17. Primary Care Assessment
      18. Emergency Sports Assessment
Publication Date 2021
Format Hardcover, 1304 pages
Product Code 27105
David J. Magee, BPT, PhD, CM, Professor Department of Physical Therapy Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Robert C. Manske, PT, DPT, SCS, MEd, ATC, CSCS, Professor and Chair, Department of Physical Therapy, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas