Musculoskeletal Physical Examination, An Evidence-Based Approach

Musculoskeletal Physical Examination

An Evidence-Based Approach

By Gerard A. Malanga, MD, Director, Sports, Spine and Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation, Associate Professor, UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School, West Orange, NJ, USA and Scott Nadler, DO, Director of Sports Medicine, Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, UMDNJ, Newark, NJ, USA


1. An Evidence-Based Approach to the Musculoskeletal Physical Examination

2. Reliability and Validity of Physical Examination

3. Sensory, Motor and Reflex Examination

4. Physical Examination: Cervical Spine

5. Physical Examination: Shoulder

6. Physical Examination: Elbow, Wrist and Hand

7. Physical Examination: Of the Lumbar Spine

8. Physical Examination: Of the Sacroiliac Joint

9. Physical Examination: Of the Hip

10. Physical Examination: Of the Knee

11. Physical Examination: Of the Foot and Ankle