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AAOS Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care, Fifth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access
Enhanced Edition

Author(s): AAOS
April Armstrong, BSc, MSc, MD
Mark C. Hubbard, MPT
  • ISBN-13: 9781284166859
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     1292 pages      © 2016
Price: $154.95 US List
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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Every new print copy of Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care, Enhanced Fifth Edition includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access which unlocks a complete, interactive eBook with nearly 300 embedded procedure videos, new Skills Checklists to accompany videos in PDF format, and Home Exercise step-by-step instructions in PDF format.

Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care, Enhanced Fifth Edition is a robust educational resource focused on how to evaluate and manage common musculoskeletal conditions. This text is used for immediate, point-of-care guidance in decision making and intervention and is a powerful educational product for many health professions dealing with the care of the musculoskeletal system. The easy-to-understand content and crisp presentation appeal to health care professionals and students. It is also a powerful tool to help educate patients regarding conditions and treatment.

With Navigate 2, technology and content combine to expand the reach of your classroom. Whether you teach an online, hybrid, or traditional classroom-based course, Navigate 2 delivers unbeatable value. Experience Navigate 2 today at

Features & Benefits

  • Up-to-date, step-by-step instruction and helpful illustrations to offer visual confirmation
  • Consistent information throughout each section includes definitions, symptoms, tests, differential diagnosis, treatments, adverse outcomes, referral decisions and red flags.
  • Every new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access with interactive eBook, exercise plans for patients in PDF format, and nearly 300 instructional videos. See below for a sample video of Joint Line Tenderness! 


Section  Section 1: General Orthopaedics  
Section  Section 2: Shoulder  
Section  Section 3: Elbow and Forearm  
Section  Section 4: Hand and Wrist  
Section  Section 5: Hip and Thigh  
Section  Section 6: Knee and Lower Leg  
Section  Section 7: Foot and Ankle  
Section  Section 8: Spine  
Section  Section 9: Pediatric Orthopaedics  


With more than 38,000 members, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons ( or, is the premier not-for-profit organization that provides education programs for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals, champions the interests of patients and advances the highest quality of musculoskeletal health. Orthopaedic surgeons and the Academy are the authoritative sources of information for patients and the general public on musculoskeletal conditions, treatments and related issues.

More than one in four Americans have bone or joint health problems, making them the greatest cause of lost work days in the U.S. When orthopaedic surgeons restore mobility and reduce pain, they help people get back to work and to independent, productive lives. Orthopaedic surgeons keep this “Nation in Motion.” To learn more about A Nation in Motion campaign, or to read hundreds of patient stories or to submit your own story, visit


April Armstrong, BSc, MSc, MD

Additional Titles by this Author

Mark C. Hubbard, MPT

The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9781284166859

Additional Resources for Instructors
Slides in PowerPoint Format
Test Bank

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