The Human Extremities: Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy by Robin McKenzieAuthors, Robin McKenzie and Stephen May draw upon their experience in mechanical disorders to provide clinicians with techniques to successfully treat extremity musculoskeletal conditions such as: repetitive strain injury, tennis elbow and general physical dysfunction. Applying these techniques can empower patients to assist in their return to health. Concepts are presented in a straightforward manner with over 107 photographs, illustrations and diagrams. Softcover, 320 pages.
The Human Extremities
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To view this site you can download a newer version of Internet Explorer. It has been well supported in the literature that when Directional Preference and classification of mechanical joint Derangement is established in an extremity joint, rapid resolution of symptoms and restoration of function is typically expected. Nineteen patients with the primary complaint of wrist pain were evaluated by physical therapists and physical therapy students with various levels of MDT training over a two-month period. All assessments and treatments were overseen by the principle investigator JRM , who holds a doctorate in physical therapy and is a Diplomate of MDT. Patient history and MDT repeated movement testing was utilized to rule out any influence of cervical spine pathology, allowing mechanical assessment to progress to repeated movements of the wrist. Seventy-nine percent of evaluated patients were classified as wrist Derangement Syndrome, significantly higher than previously reported in the literature. Repeated movement testing first began in the sagittal plane with varying forces.
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