Pocket Orthopaedics: Evidence-Based Survival Guide is a pocket guide for students in any orthopaedic course, including physicians, physical therapists and assistants, occupational therapists and assistants, chiropractors, massage therapists, and athletic trainers. With hundreds of full-color photos and illustrations, this portable, durable resource is organized in a manner that is helpful for both students and clinicians. The reader will find the information they need easily, as the information is organized by body regions, and includes medical screening differential diagnosis tables, origin, insertion, nerve supply and action of muscles. Suggestions for evaluation, post surgical rehab protocols, and evidence-based parameters for modalities are also included in this must-have guide.
Features & Benefits
Differential Diagnosis Tables
Evidenced-Based Special Test Selection
Integration of Evidence for Testing and Treatment
Region Specific Treatment Based Categories
Questions and Examination Techniques for Simplified Medical Screening
Movement Analysis and Movement Science Tables
Chapter 1 Orthopaedic Physical Therapy: Nuts and Bolts
Chapter 2 Medical Screening
Chapter 3 Discovering the Patient
Chapter 4 Pain
Chapter 5 Temperomandibular Joint
Chapter 6 Cervical Region
Chapter 7 The Thoracic Region
Chapter 8 The Shoulder and Shoulder Girdle
Chapter 9 The Elbow
Chapter 10 The Wrist and Hand
Chapter 11 The Lumbar Region
Chapter 12 The Pelvic Region
Chapter 13 The Hip
Chapter 14 The Knee
Chapter 15 The Ankle and Foot
Chapter 16 Origins, Insertions, Innervations, and Actions
Michael S. Wong, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT-Associate Professor, Azusa Pacific University, Faculty, Kaiser Permanente Manual Therapy Fellowship, Staff Therapist, Loma Linda University Medical Center Outpatient Rehabilitation
Dr. Michael Wong graduated from the Entry-level Physical Therapy Professional Program at Loma Linda University in 2000, receiving his Masters of Physical Therapy Degree. In 2001, he received his Post-professional Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree while simultaneously completing the Kaiser Permanente Orthopedic Residency Program.
In 2003 Dr .Wong continued with his advanced training in physical therapy by successfully completing the Southern California Kaiser Permanente Fellowship Program in Manual Therapy. In 2003 he also began teaching orthopedics at Azusa Pacific University, became a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and became a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapist.
He currently holds a full time appointment as an Associate Professor at Azusa Pacific University, teaching in the specialty areas of Modalities, Therapeutic Exercises, Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Evidence Based Practice, Medical Screening and Diagnostic imaging.
He is also clinical faculty member in the Southern California Kaiser Permanente Manual Therapy Fellowship Program.
He currently practices as a staff therapist at Loma Linda University Medical Center Outpatient Rehabilitation and Covina Hills Sports Medicine