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1

Workers have how many days to report an injury to their employers?

30 days...they get screwed otherwise

2

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

3

Overuse injury

cumulative trauma

4

Post-concussion syndrome

- headache days to weeks after the injury
- may have nausea, blurred vision, tinitus, balance problems
- memory problems
- behavioral problems
- Persons with pre-existing depression, trauma, etc... are at higher risk

5

Most common area of cervical radiculopathy

C6

6

Spurling's maneuver

Evaluates for cervical root impingement

7

Rotator cuff injuries

Tendinitis, bursitis, impingement

8

Shoulder dislocation

arm held at the side away from the body and externally rotated

9

Repetitive overhead motion of the arm

Biceps tendinitis

10

Shoulder separation = AC joint separation

usually from a fall on the shoulder. Have them get an x ray holding a wt

11

Thoracic sprain

muscles in the middle of the back

12

Lumbar strain

85% better in 2 weeks

13

FABER test positive

SI joint

14

Facet Syndrome

Deep achey pain on each side of the spine. May hurt with range of motion tests

15

Lateral epicondylitis

Repetitice wrist dorsiflexion with supination (like workign with small tools)

16

Cubital tunnel syndrome

Ulnar nerve entrapment

17

De quervain's synovitis

people that constantly use their wrist hand and thumb

18

Tuft fracture

fracture at the tip of the finger and toes

19

Mallet finger

Extensor tendon injury

20

Trigger finger

Locking of the finger...can be assoiciated with diabetes

21

PIP joint sprain

can take fporever to heal

22

Patellofemoral syndrome

Unequal muscle strength in the thigh ? Achy knees
Pain behind kneecap