The physical examination of the spine can be a complex topic for professionals with all levels of clinical experience. How can advanced concepts be taught in a user-friendly, clear format, while still providing necessary information for effective diagnosis and treatment of the spine?Musculoskeletal Examination of the Spine: Making the Complex Simple by Drs. Jeffrey A. Rihn and Eric B. Harris answers these questions. Written by experts, this easy-to-carry book provides a thorough review of the most common pathologic spine conditions, techniques for diagnosis, as well as the appropriate treatment for each condition. Musculoskeletal Examination of the Spine: Making the Complex Simple contains clear photographic demonstrations, tables, and charts throughout its pages, allowing a thorough and concise examination of the spine. A Glance at some of what is covered inside: Physical Examination Basics and specific tests of the examination of the cervical and thoracolumbar spine General Imaging Basics of general imaging of the degenerative and traumatic injuries of the spine Common Conditions Cervical spondylosis, lumbar disk herniation, diskitis and vertebral osteomyelitis of the spine, and moreMusculoskeletal Examination of the Spine: Making the Complex Simple contains essential information to successfully take a complex subject, and bring it to a level that will be welcomed by all orthopedic residents, attendings, physical therapists, athletic trainers, medical students in training, and other health care providers.