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1

BUZZER

An overstretched muscle or tendon is what?

Strain

2

BONUS

What is the difference between the 2 types of spondylolisthesis?

Anterolisthesis: anterior slippage

Retrolisthesis: posterior slippage

of the vertebral body on its caudal neighbor

3

BUZZER

A ligamentous injury when a joint is carried through greater ROM than usual is what?

Sprain

4

BONUS

Degenerative joint disease of vertebral body and end plates refers to what?

Spondylosis

5

BUZZER

Ober's test is used to detect?

TFL contracture

6

BONUS

What condition(s) are you ruling in/out when asking a patient presenting with a musculoskeletal complaint about a previous infection?

Infectious arthritis

7

BUZZER

Wright's test is used to detect?

Brachial art. compression d/t tight/spasmodic pectoralis minor mm.

8

BONUS

What is the positive finding of Ober's test?

(PERFORM THE TEST TOO - for boards)

(+) Leg doesn't fall to the table

Pt in lateral decubitus position.
Extends then abducts the leg and lets it go

9

BUZZER

Thompson's test is used to detect?

Ruptured Achilles tendon

10

BONUS

What is the positive finding of Wright's test?

(PERFORM THE TEST TOO - for boards)

(+) Radial pulse disappears

Pt raises hand above head in hyper-abduction
Palpate radial pulse

11

BONUS

What is the positive finding of Wright's test?

(PERFORM THE TEST TOO - for boards)

(+) Radial pulse disappears

Pt raises hand above head in hyper-abduction
Palpate radial pulse

12

BUZZER

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13

BONUS

What is the positive finding of Thompson's test?

(PERFORM THE TEST TOO - for boards)

(+) lack of plantar flexion of the ankle

Pt lying prone.
Squeeze the gastrocnemius towards midline on each side.