A. Orthopedic/Neurological Testing Equipment:

  1. Taylor reflex hammer
  2. Buck reflex hammer
  3. penlight
  4. tuning forks 128 Hz & 512 Hz
  5. cloth tape measure
  6. 6″-8″-12″ goniometers

You can purchase items here or here.

B. Recommended Books:

  1. Blumenfeld, H. [2010]. Neuroanatomy Through Clinical Cases [2nd ed.]. Sinauer Associates, Inc.
  2. BPT, D. J. M. P. [2007]. Orthopedic Physical Assessment [Orthopedic Physical Assessment [5th ed.]. Saunders.
  3. Cramer, G., & Darby, S. [2005]. Basic and Clinical Anatomy of the Spine, Spinal Cord, and ANS [2nd ed.]. Mosby.
  4. DSc, S. S. P. [2008]. Gray’s Anatomy: The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice. Churchill Livingstone.
  5. FICC, R. C. E. D. F. [2008]. Illustrated Orthopedic Physical Assessment [3rd ed.]. Mosby.
  6. FRACP, P. G. M. [2010]. Clinical Neurology: A Primer [1st ed.]. Churchill Livingstone.
  7. FRCP[C], M. R. M., & MD, J. E. S. [2007]. Netter’s Concise Neuroanatomy [1st ed.]. Saunders.
  8. FRCP, M. O. M. [2010]. Aids to the Examination of the Peripheral Nervous System [5th ed.]. Saunders Ltd.
  9. FRCPath, V. K. M. M., MBBS, A. K. A., & MD, J. A. [2009]. Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease [8th ed.]. Saunders.
  10. Gray, F., Poirier, J., & Girolami, U. D. [2003]. Escourolle and Poirier’s Manual of Basic Neuropathology [4th ed.]. Butterworth–Heinemann.
  11. Hoppenfeld, S. [1976]. Physical Examination of the Spine and Extremities [1st ed.]. Prentice Hall.
  12. Jeffrey Gross, Joseph Fetto, Elaine Rosen. [2009]. Musculoskeletal Examination [3rd Edition].
  13. Liebenson, C. [2006]. Rehabilitation of the Spine: A Practitioner’s Manual [2nd Ed.]. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  14. MCSP, R. J. D. Bs., MCSP, J. E. F. Ms., & MACP, G. P.–T. Bs. M. [2009]. Neuromusculoskeletal Clinical Tests: A Clinician’s Guide [1st ed.]. Churchill Livingstone.
  15. MD, D. L. R., MD, H. S. K., & MD, M. L. P. [2006]. Internal Derangements of Joints: 2–Volume Set [2nd ed.]. Saunders.
  16. MD, F. H. N. [2010]. Atlas of Human Anatomy [5th ed.]. Saunders.
  17. MD, J. C. T. [2009]. Netter’s Concise Orthopaedic Anatomy [2nd ed.]. Saunders.
  18. Michaud, T. C. [1997]. Foot Orthoses and Other Forms of Conservative Foot Care. Williams & Wilkins.
  19. MPH, E. H. H. M., & MD, T. S. N. [2003]. The Complete History and Physical Exam Guide [1st ed.]. Saunders.
  20. MRCP, J. H. C. M., & MCSP, P. J. C. [1996]. Cyriax’s Illustrated Manual of Orthopaedic Medicine [3rd ed.]. Butterworth–Heinemann.
  21. Patten, J. P. [1998]. Neurological Differential Diagnosis [2nd ed.]. Springer.
  22. PhD, J. E. H. [2010]. Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology [12th ed.]. Saunders.
  23. PhD, J. T. H. [2009]. Netter’s Clinical Anatomy [2nd ed.]. Saunders.
  24. PhD, K. E. M. M., & MD, T. C. H. [2007]. Netter’s Concise Neurology [1st ed.]. Saunders.
  25. Resnick, D., & Kransdorf, M. [2004]. Bone and Joint Imaging [3rd ed.]. Saunders.
  26. Simons, D. G., Travel, J. G., & Simons, L. S. [1998]. Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: The Trigger Point Manual; Vol. 1. The Upper Half of Body [2nd ed.]. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  27. Skinner, H. [2003]. Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Orthopedics [3rd ed.]. McGraw–Hill/Appleton & Lange.
  28. Souza, T. A. [1994]. Sports Injuries of the Shoulder: Conservative Management [1st ed.]. Churchill Livingstone.
  29. Taylor, J. A. M., Hughes, T. H., & Resnick, D. [2009]. Skeletal Imaging: Atlas of the Spine and Extremities [2nd ed.]. Saunders.
  30. Tixa, S. [2007]. Atlas of Surface Palpation: Anatomy of the Neck, Trunk, Upper and Lower Limbs [2nd ed.]. Churchill Livingstone.
  31. Travell, J. G., & Simons, D. G. [1992]. Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: The Trigger Point Manual; Vol. 2., The Lower Extremities [1st ed.]. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  32. Young, P. A., Young, P. H., & Tolbert, D. L. [2007]. Basic Clinical Neuroscience]. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  33. Part III: Pain Terms, A Current List with Definitions and Notes on Usage [pp 209–214] Classification of Chronic Pain, Second Edition, IASP Task Force on Taxonomy, edited by H. Merskey and N. Bogduk, IASP Press, Seattle, 1994