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painful lat epi
dull ache at rest increase w/ grip
stiff in morning
pain w/ shocking hand and twisting doorknob

lateral epicondylalgia

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lat epi DSM/signs

wrist ext
wrist radial deviation
gripping

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lat epi tests

pain w/ resisted supination and r deviation
*pain w/ passive stretch into flexion pronation
*palpate common extensor tendon
*resisted middle finger ext test
grip strength

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lat epi nerve

radial involvement
also check scapular positions

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40-50 yr old
baseline players 10-14 yo
golfers
pain at medial elbow
dull at rest, increase w/ leaning
pain w/ grip

medial epi

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medial epi DSM/signs

pain w/ resisted wrist flexion
pain w/ passive wrist ext
wrist ulnar deviation
gripping
pronator teres or FCR tender to palpation

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medial epi tests

resisted wrist flexion
passive wrist ext-supination
palpate common flexor tendon
painfree grip strength

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thrwoing/overhead motions athletes
16-56 yo
valgus stress or falls
pain w/ activity, ache after
pain w/ reaching behind body, overhead

ulnar collateral lig sprain

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ulnar collateral lig sprain DSM/signs

apprehension when throwing/leaing on outstretched arm
possible ulnar nerve entrap
medial tip and wrist flexors tender to palpation

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ulnar collateral lig sprain - tests

valgus stress test
moving valgus stress test
milking maneuver

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repetitive movements w/ rotation of forearm
sports involving repetitive pro/sup
extensive keyboard work, gripping, scissors, stirring
pain/tenderness over brachioradialis
aggravated by work, present at rest
deep achy burning around lateral elbow and dorsal forearm

supinator syndrome - radial nerve entrapment

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supinator syndrome - radial nerve entrapment signs/dsm

increased pain w/ pronation
no pain w/ resisted supination
pain over radial tunnel when resistant is applied to ext of middle finger w/ elbow extended
weak supinator, wrist, finger extensors

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supinator syndrome - radial nerve entrapment sights

arcade of froshe
b/n tendons of ECRL and brachioradialis
along radius
C5-C6 vertebrae

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supinator syndrome - radial nerve entrapment tests

palpation over radial tunnel
radial nerve tension test
grip strength
radial groove tinnel, radial head tunnel, arched of fresh, supinator palpation

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30-60yo
forearm hypertrophy
ulnar nerve distribution
elbow flexion worsens symptoms

cubital tunnel

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cubital tunnel exam findings

ulnar nerve tension test
medial pain
2 heads of FCU
guyon's canal
tinel sign
elbow flexion test

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ulnar nerve entrapment

arcade of struthers
cubital tunnel
b/n FCU heads distal to medial epic
guyons canal

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pronator teres syndrome

median nerve
aggravated by wrist flexion or ext
pronator teres (ulnar side)
FDS
carpal tunnel
thenar eminence
c5-c6 vertebrae
medial elbow pain w/ forceful grip

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screen elbow fx

elbow extension (not able to)
tuning fork on olecranon

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pronator teres syndrome test

median n entrapment
you supinate them and extend elbow while they try to pronate

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mwm for gripping pain

6 sec reps w/ 15 seeds between reps
do 10 reps