Flashcards in 02: Hand 2 Deck (35):
What is the purpose of doing MCP rotation mob?
helps with general stretching for capsular limitations
Why do we need rotation in the fingers?
individual movements of the fingers
- mostly radial -
For UCL injury, what types of exercises would you do?
When you go from pronation to neutral, ______ are most active and working ________
When you go from neutral to supination, ______ are most active and working ________
When you go from supination to neutral, _______ are most active and working _________
When you go from neutral to pronation, _______ are most active and working ________
What group do you need to target with UCL injuries?
best treatment for chronic tendinopathy
finger mobility in order from most to least
During gripping, the fingers point
What is the functional position of the hand?
15˚ ulnar deviation
What are the two types of grips?
4 types of power grip
What sets the hook grip apart from the other power grips?
only one with no thumb
- MCP extended
- PIP and DIP flexed
- targets forearm flexors
- uses opposition
- fingers and thumb don't overlap
- uses opposition
- thumb and fingers overlap
- opposition (i.e. holding a baseball)
precision grip aka
3 types of precision grips
- chuck pinch
- lateral or key pinch
- tip pinch
chuck pinch other names
- 3 fingered pinch
- digital prehension
lateral or key pinch other name
tip pinch other names
Tip to tip prehension
Which precision grip has no opposition?
lateral or key pinch grip
Which precision grip has the least power and the most precision?
Which precision grip is the most common with writing?
3 fingered pinch
How should you test grip strength?
- ideally 3 per level
- take average to remove testing error
Which level will produce the most power and what will the graph look like?
- 2nd and 3rd from the closest
- bell curve
What will the bell curve look like with an injury?
bell curve with a lower apex
When would you see an irregular curve from handheld dynamometry?
if they aren't giving max effort
The dominant arm is generally _____ stronger than the nondominant
- testing procedure
- arm down by side, elbow 90˚
- hold, count to 4, look at number
What is used to measure pinch strength?