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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnosis 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnosis
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnosis
Author(s):

Aaron Jay Yang

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190217518.003.0013
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date: 23 August 2019

This chapter focuses on the principles of physical modalities, exercise therapy, mobilization, massage, traction, spinal orthoses, and electrodiagnosis. The questions are formulated to focus on the most relevant and timely topics that may be tested within this section, and most answers are highlighted by important key facts that are associated with the tested questions. This chapter is by no means a comprehensive review of the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Rather, it is a guide to some of the main principles that may fall under this field in regard to the examination. For a more comprehensive overview on a certain topic, the reader should consult the Further Reading sections that follow the answers.

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