Musculoskeletal examination: A complete review

M. G. Protopapas, T. C. Cymet

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The musculoskeletal system provides the most obvious visual clues to a person's health. Problems in the musculoskeletal system can be intrinsic muscle problems or referred from organs. The history and physical examination, which are important in assessing the health of this system, are reviewed. Dynamic examination for assessing the functioning of the system are needed and are outlined. The aging of muscles and how it affects muscle function is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12-20
Number of pages9
JournalComprehensive therapy
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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