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1

What test are done fore Dysdiadochokinesia

finger to nose
alternate nose to finger
pronation/ supination
knee flexion/extension
walking, alter speed or direction

2

What tests are done for Dysmetria

pointing and past pointing
drawing a circle of figure 8
heel on shin
placing feet on floor markers; siting or standing

3

What tests are done for Dyssynergia

finger to nose
finger to therapists finger
alternate heel to knee
toe to examiners finger

4

What tests are done for hypotonia

passive movement
deep tendon reflexes

5

what tests are done for tremor (resting)

Observation of pt at rest: limb or jaw movements
trigger significantly diminishes with functional activity

6

what tests are don form tremor (intention)

-Observation of functional activity- tremor increases with as it approaches target or speed is increased.
-alternate nose to finger
-finger to finger
-finger to therapists finger
-toe to examiners finger

7

what tests are done for tremors (postural)

observation of steadiness of normal posture sitting or standing.

8

what tests are done for asthenia

fixation or position holding- Apply manual resistance to determine ability to hold

9

what tests are done for rigidty

passive movement
observation during functional activities
observation of resting postures

10

what tests are done for bradykinesia

waking -observe arm swing and trunk
walking - alter speed and direction
gait stoppage on command
observer functional activities:timed tests

11

disturbances of posture

-displace balance unexpectedly in sitting or standing (perturbation)
-fixation or position holding (UE/LE)
-standing, alter base of support - go to one foot

12

disturbances of gait

walk in a straight line
walk sideways, backward
march in place
alter speed and direction of ambulatory activities
walk in a circle