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1

What is the appropriate action to take after seeing improper active motion?

check passive ROM

2

Where are pressure sensitive areas in a patellar tendon bearing socket?

Anterior tibia and tibial crest

3

Where are pressure tolerant areas in a patellar tendon bearing socket?

Patella tendon, tibial tuberosity, medial tibial plateau, fibular plateau, medial and lateral distal ends of the residual limbs

4

How do you deal with patients who are frustrated and afraid of the future?

allow them to vocalize fears and frustrations

5

What is the US setting for chronic pain?

1-3 MHz (depending on depth), continuous,

6

When do you use non thermal US?

When :
contraindication to heat
acute injuries

7

during an acute -itis what should be done

decrease inflammation, so rest from offending activity and anti-inflammatory agents

8

in order to mobilize the C-spine for rotation where do you apply pressure

on the opposite articular pillar due to combined movements of the C-spine

9

Risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes (any 3)

1) M: >40 inch waist W: >35 inch waist
2)Triglycerides 150+mg/dL
3) Low HDL M:40 mg/dL W: 50 mg/dL
4) BP over 130/85
5)Fasting plasma of >110 mg/dL (110-125 pre-diabetes)

10

What are the principles of motor development in children

1) Cephalic to caudal (head to tail)
2) Gross to fine movements
3) Stability to controlled movements
4)
5)

11

Characteristics of parkinson's disease

1) Rigidity
2) Bradykinesia
3) Resting tremor
4) Impaired postural reflexes

12

Hoehn Yahr stage 1

Minimal or absent disability, unilateral symptoms

13

Hoehn Yahr stage 2

Minimal bilateral or midline involvement, no balance impairment

14

Hoehn Yahr stage 3

Impaired balance, some restrictions in activity

15

Hoehn Yahr stage 4

All symptoms present and severe; stands and walks only with assistance

16

Hoehn Yahr stage 5

Confinement to bed or wheelchair

17

What is Myasthenia Gravis

A neuromuscular junction disorder characterized by progressive muscular weakness and fatigue on exercion

18

Which receptors are damaged in Myasthenia Gravis

Acetylcholine receptors are damaged by auto-immune antibodies

19

Which muscles are more involved in Myasthenia Gravis

Proximal > Distal; shoulder and hip girdle muscles effected more

20

What will an EMG show with Myasthenia Gravis

Abnormal response to repetitive nerve stimulation, probably decreased activation