Flashcards in ECR Musculoskeletal PE Deck (15):
What are the three types of synovial joints?
Spheroidal (ball and socket)
what are examples of spheroidal (ball and socket) joints?
What are examples of hinge joint?
Interphalangeal joints of hand and foot; elbow
What are examples of Condylar joints
Knee; temporomandiublar joint
collagen fibrils that connect bone to bone
What are tendons
collagen fibers that connect muscle to bone
Whawt are common or concerning symptoms?
low back pain
monoarticular or polyarticular joint pain
inflammatory or infectious joint pain
joing pain with systemic features such as fever, chills, rash, anorexia, weight loss, weakness
joint pain with symptoms from other organ systems
What are tips for assessing joint pain (3)
1. ask patients to "point to pain" this may save time b/c pateint's verbal description may be imprecise
2. clarify and record the mechanism of injury, part. if there is a histry of trauma
3. determine whether the pain is LOCALIZED or dffuse, acute or chronic, inflammatory or non inflammatory
bone formation, nodules
Wear and tear
Arthritis with Inflammation
Morning stiffness and Gel (>30 mins
swollen or stiffness
Causes for Acute Inflammatory arhtitis
Types of inflammatory arthropathies
psoriatic, ankylosing, inflammatory bowel associated, reactive
What is Sausage-toe Spondyloarthritis
What is ankylosing spondylitis?
Ankylosing spondylitis is a long-term disease that involves inflammation of the joints between the spinal bones, and the joints between the spine and pelvis.
These joints become swollen and inflamed. Over time, the affected spinal bones join together.