Handbook of Clinical Examination in Orthopedics

An Illustrated Guide

  • Sarvdeep S. Dhatt
  • Sharad Prabhakar

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. S. S. Dhatt, Siddhartha Sharma
    Pages 1-3
  3. S. Prabhakar, S. S. Dhatt, A. Hooda
    Pages 5-25
  4. S. S. Dhatt, S. Siva Swaminathan, S. R Karthick
    Pages 27-52
  5. S. Prabhakar, Kevin Syam
    Pages 53-132
  6. Devendra Kumar Chouhan, R. H. H Arjun, Prateek Behera
    Pages 133-146
  7. Vishal Kumar, Avinash Kumar
    Pages 147-159
  8. S. S. Dhatt, S. Siva Swaminathan, S. R Karthick, K. Pattabiraman
    Pages 161-183
  9. S. S. Dhatt, S. Siva Swaminathan
    Pages 185-218
  10. Hip
    Vishal Kumar, P. Gopinath
    Pages 219-245
  11. Vishal Kumar, Rajesh Kumar Rajnish
    Pages 247-254
  12. Sharad Prabhakar, Siddhartha Sharma
    Pages 255-280
  13. G. Nirmal Raj, Balaji Saibaba
    Pages 281-290
  14. Nirmal Raj Gopinathan, Prateek Behera
    Pages 291-299

About this book


This book provides a detailed clinical examination of various orthopedic joints. Each chapter covers the relevant anatomical aspects, as well as basic and advanced tests that can help to understand the patient’s condition and arrive at an appropriate diagnosis. The book includes a wealth of step-by-step illustrations, clinical photographs, algorithms and flowcharts to aid in decision-making. Written by established experts, concise and informative, it offers a valuable guide for all orthopedic residents, and for medical students.


Clinical examination of joints Examination of segmental and peripheral nerves Clinical examination of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine Clinical examination of pediatric patient Clinical examination of gait patterns

Editors and affiliations

  • Sarvdeep S. Dhatt
    • 1
  • Sharad Prabhakar
    • 2
  1. 1.Education and Research (PGIMER)Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia
  2. 2.Education and Research (PGIMER)Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-1234-2
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-1235-9
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals