New York/Stuttgart –Functional Anatomy for Physical Therapists, recently published by Thieme, is a concise instructional manual that helps readers not only to memorize anatomy, but also to truly comprehend the structures and functions of the whole body–the intervertebral disk, the cervical spine, the cranium, the thoracic spine, the thorax, the upper extremities, lumbar spine, pelvis and hip joint, and the lower extremities. Through precise descriptions, efficiently organized chapters, and beautiful illustrations, the book relates functional anatomy to therapy practice, with extensive coverage of the palpation of structures and references to pathology throughout.
Physical therapists will find Functional Anatomy for Physical Therapists invaluable to their study or practice. The book makes functional anatomy easier for students to learn and is ideal for use in exam preparation. Experienced therapists will benefit from practical tips and guidance for applying and refining their techniques.
Functional Anatomy for Physical Therapists
Thieme Publishers, New York, Stuttgart. 2016
592 pp, 1,000 illustrations
eBook - Available from ebookstore.thieme.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
About the Author
Jutta Hochschild is former Head of the Physical Therapy School, Department of Orthopaedics, Academic Teaching Hospital, University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany.
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