Next week, you will explore how to accurately assess the musculoskeletal system.
Week 8 Required Media
Week 8: Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System
A 46-year-old man walks into a doctor’s office complaining of tripping over doorways more frequently. He does not know why. What could be the causes of this condition?
Without the ability to use the complex structure and range of movement afforded by the musculoskeletal system, many of the physical activities individuals enjoy would be curtailed. Maintaining the health of the musculoskeletal system will ensure that patients live a life of full mobility. One of the most basic steps that can be taken to preserve the health of the musculoskeletal system is to perform an assessment.
This week, you will explore how to assess the musculoskeletal system.
- Evaluate abnormal musculoskeletal findings
- Apply concepts, theories, and principles relating to health assessment techniques and diagnoses for the musculoskeletal system