Flashcards in Differential diagnosis Deck (18):
What bone disorder is is characterized by increased reabsorption of bone and decreased bone formation.
What is an advantage of nonsurgical repair of Achilles Tendon Rupture?
Reduced risk of infection
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
Which tendon is the strongest in the human body
history of corticosteroid injections increases risk of what
tendon/ligament break down, specifically he achilles tendon.
Primary focus during acute phase of adhesive capsulitis
pain management, PROM, and isometric strengthening
Primary focus during chronic phase of adhesive capsulitis
improve extensibility of the joint capsule and techniques to improve pain-free ROM
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.
Which exercises should be avoided with Ankylosing Spondylitis?
High impact and flexion exercises
What is the typical posture of a person with Ankylosing Spondylitis?
Flattened lumbar lordosis (secondary to spasms) as well as increased thoracic kyphosis.
When is the peak incidence of ACL tears
14-29 years old
What 3 injuries make up the "unhappy triad"
ACL tear, Medal Colateral ligament tear, and Medial Meniscus Tear.
Why are closed chain activities preferred in ACL tear patients ?
Anterior translation of the tibia is decreased as compared with open chain.
How long before ACL surgical patient return to normal activities?
What is a large causative factor for Arterial Insufficiency Ulcers?
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
Common presentation of Arterial Insufficiency Ulcers are:
Skin surrounding is cool, shiny, and hairless
possible yellow or blue tint of nails
wound edges are smooth and defined
What ABI score marks a moderate occlusion or worse