Visual guide to hands-on palpation techniques and in vivo anatomy
Highly commended by the 2016 BMA Medical Book Awards for Medicine
This completely updated second edition of Palpation Techniques is a beautifully illustrated guide with clear, step-by-step descriptions that teaches readers how to identify and then distinguish between various body structures. It includes more than 800 full-color photographs of models with detailed drawings of muscles, bones, and tendons sketched directly onto their skin, and complementary color illustrations showing the functional significance of each anatomic region.
Key Features of the Second Edition:
- New palpation techniques for the shoulder
- New photos and illustrations for the hand, hip, and foot
- Additional study questions and updated references
This revised edition will enable physical therapy and osteopathy practitioners and students to refine their knowledge of anatomy and thus optimize patient care.