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1

What bone disorder is is characterized by increased reabsorption of bone and decreased bone formation.

Osteoporosis

2

What is an advantage of nonsurgical repair of Achilles Tendon Rupture?

Reduced risk of infection

3

What are the advantages of a surgical repair of an Achilles tendon rupture?

Pt is less likely to have reinjury
Higher rates of return to athletic activities

4

Which tendon is the strongest in the human body

Achilles tendon

5

history of corticosteroid injections increases risk of what

tendon/ligament break down, specifically he achilles tendon.

6

Primary focus during acute phase of adhesive capsulitis

pain management, PROM, and isometric strengthening

7

Primary focus during chronic phase of adhesive capsulitis

improve extensibility of the joint capsule and techniques to improve pain-free ROM

8

Which exercises have been shown to be indicated for Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Low impact/ aerobic exercises with an emphasis on extension and rotation. As well as postural exercises.

9

Which exercises should be avoided with Ankylosing Spondylitis?

High impact and flexion exercises

10

What is the typical posture of a person with Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Flattened lumbar lordosis (secondary to spasms) as well as increased thoracic kyphosis.

11

When is the peak incidence of ACL tears

14-29 years old

12

What 3 injuries make up the "unhappy triad"

ACL tear, Medal Colateral ligament tear, and Medial Meniscus Tear.

13

Why are closed chain activities preferred in ACL tear patients ?

Anterior translation of the tibia is decreased as compared with open chain.

14

How long before ACL surgical patient return to normal activities?

4-6 months

15

What is a large causative factor for Arterial Insufficiency Ulcers?

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

16

Common presentation of Arterial Insufficiency Ulcers are:

Skin surrounding is cool, shiny, and hairless
Poor pulses
possible yellow or blue tint of nails
wound edges are smooth and defined

17

What ABI score marks a moderate occlusion or worse

ABI of

18

What differentiates Venous insufficiency ulcers from Arterial insufficiency ulcers

Venous Ulcers: irregular wound edge and shallow, pulses intact, skin dry and flakey with brown discoloration (hemosiderin)