- February 2015
- Comb Bound
- ISBN Print
- ISBN eBook
Length Tension Testing Book 1, Lower Quadrant
A Workbook of Manual Therapy Techniques
Dr. Paolo Sanzo, Murray MacHutchon
Length Tension Testing Book 1, Lower Quadrant provides clear and comprehensive descriptions and photos for assessing flexibility and length tension in the muscles of the lower quadrant. It includes techniques for the lumbar spine and pelvis, hip, knee, and foot and ankle.
Each technique listing includes concise, standardized descriptions of the actions and positions involved, high-quality colour photos and alternative positions to accommodate patient variability and comfort. Most of these tests can be adapted into treatment techniques. This resource will help physiotherapists, kinesiologists, chiropractors, and massage therapists improve patient care, and it will be an invaluable reference for students at the college and university level.
Also available: Length Tension Testing Book 2, Upper Quadrant.
Doody Review: 5 stars, 97/100 "This is a high quality resource with clear descriptions and excellent photos that promotes a clear understanding of muscle length tests for assessment and treatment in clinical practice. The format enhances the quality of each test and the size and bindng enable easy reference during treatment.” — Karin J Edwards, MSPT(Providence Health & Services)