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1

At what angle of the knee is the MCL most responsible for knee stability?

20-30 degrees

2

At what angle do you hold the patients knee for Lachmans test?

between full ext and 30 degrees and slight lateral rotation on the tibia

3

What is a mandated reporter?

mandated reporters are people who have regular contact with vulnerable people and are therefore legally required to ensure a report is made when abuse is observed or suspected.

4

Define: Anesthesia

general or local insensibility, as to pain and other sensation, induced by certain interventions or drugs to permit the performance of surgery or other painful procedures.

insensitivity to touch

5

Define: Abarognosia

Loss of the ability to sense weight

6

Define: Analgesia

the inability to feel pain (while conscious)

7

Define:Allodynia

Pain that results from a non-injurious stimulus to the skin.

8

Define:Causalgia

constant relentless burning hyperesthesia and hyperalgesia that develops after a peripheral nerve injury

9

Define:Dysesthesia

Disorientation of any of the senses (especially touch)

10

Define:Hyperesthesia

heightened sense of touch

11

Define:Hyperpathia

heightened sense of pain

12

Define:Neuralgia

severe and multiple shock like pains that radiate from a specific nerve distribution

13

Define:Pallanesthesia

loss of vibratory sensation

14

Define:Paresthesia

abnormal sensations such as tingling, pins and needles, burning or numbness

15

Define:Asthenia

Generalized weakness

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Define:Athetosis

A condition with involuntary movements combined with postural instability

17

Define:Fasciculation

A muscular twitch that is caused by random discharge of LMN, it suggests LMNL although it can be benign

18

Define:Fibrilation

a muscular twitch involving muscle fibrils that is not visible suggests UMNL

19

What are the common symptoms of Lymphedema?

Swelling, decreased ROM, achy heaviness, a feeling of fullness, brawny, fibrous non pitting edema.

20

What may be observed with cancer patients during ther ex

increased fatigue: elevated HR and BP, dyspnea, pallor, sweating

21

What hematological issues are possible with cancer treatment?

Leukopenia, Thrombocytopenia (decreased platelets), anemia

22

What is an open skill?

An open skill is a skill where the environment is constantly changing and so movements have to be continually adapted.

23

What is a closed skill?

These skills take place in a stable, predictable environment and the performer knows exactly what to do and when.

24

What is an internally paced skill?

This is a skill in which the performer controls the rate at which the skill is executed.

25

What is an externally paced skill?

This is a skill in which the environment, which may include opponents, controls the rate of performing the skill.

26

What is a discrete skill?

Brief, well-defined actions that have a clear beginning and end.

27

What is a serial skill?

A group of discrete skills strung together to make a new and complex movement.

28

What is a continuous skill?

A skill that has no obvious beginning or end. The end of one cycle of movements is the beginning of the next, and the skill is repeated like a cycle.

29

What foot position correlates with a rigid lever arm?

Supination

30

What position is the foot in during initial contact (heel strike)?

Supination