Flashcards in TN test # 1 Deck (20)
What is the appropriate action to take after seeing improper active motion?
check passive ROM
Where are pressure sensitive areas in a patellar tendon bearing socket?
Anterior tibia and tibial crest
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
How do you deal with patients who are frustrated and afraid of the future?
allow them to vocalize fears and frustrations
What is the US setting for chronic pain?
1-3 MHz (depending on depth), continuous,
When do you use non thermal US?
contraindication to heat
during an acute -itis what should be done
decrease inflammation, so rest from offending activity and anti-inflammatory agents
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
Risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes (any 3)
1) M: >40 inch waist W: >35 inch waist
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)
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
Characteristics of parkinson's disease
3) Resting tremor
4) Impaired postural reflexes
Hoehn Yahr stage 1
Minimal or absent disability, unilateral symptoms
Hoehn Yahr stage 2
Minimal bilateral or midline involvement, no balance impairment
Hoehn Yahr stage 3
Impaired balance, some restrictions in activity
Hoehn Yahr stage 4
All symptoms present and severe; stands and walks only with assistance
Hoehn Yahr stage 5
Confinement to bed or wheelchair
What is Myasthenia Gravis
A neuromuscular junction disorder characterized by progressive muscular weakness and fatigue on exercion
Which receptors are damaged in Myasthenia Gravis
Acetylcholine receptors are damaged by auto-immune antibodies
Which muscles are more involved in Myasthenia Gravis
Proximal > Distal; shoulder and hip girdle muscles effected more