A systematic approach to performing a neuromusculoskeletal assessment and understanding the reasoning behind various aspects of the assessment. Coverage of every joint of the body, as well as chapters on specific areas such as principles of assessment, head and face, gait, posture, emergency care, and pre-participation evaluation. Assessment guidelines that detail each step of an evaluation, including history taking, observation, physical examination, differential diagnoses, and more. Case studies which provide guidance for developing differential diagnoses. More information on peripheral nerves enables readers to differentiate between symptoms from radicular problems and those from peripheral nerve problems. Coverage of the extremities, clear explanations of positions and movements, and use of tables and illustrations (including many radiographs) to highlight key points.