Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Diagnosis and Treatment of the Upper Extremities: by Dos Winkel

By Dos Winkel

This is an in depth and functional review of higher extremity patholo gies and guide treatment healing procedures for the health care professional, actual therapist, or chiropractor. the 3 significant components of the higher extremi ties are coated in-depth; useful and floor anatomy, exam and diagnostic strategies, compression neuropathies, and remedy ap proaches are mentioned for every significant half. large illustrations, r eview questions and solutions, and medical algorithms for prognosis and remedy also are incorporated.

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10. Passive adduction from a position of in­ ternal rotation and extension 3. 11. Passive horizontal adduction 3. 12. Active external rotation Examination the Shoulder In this instance, the 47 could or h:ypomobile. Tests-Resisted Motions Other Examinations If necessary, other examinations can also be either to confirm a to further information when cannot be reached based on the functional examination: .. test Anterior subluxation test sion test) .. 3,24, Anterior drawer test .. 25, Posterior drawer test ..

Bilateral shoulder girdle retraction periencing symptoms at that specific mo­ ment. With each test, the examiner then notes whether the symptoms change. The affected side is always compared with 4. bilateral shoulder girdle depmss1:nn The following tests are also performed in the functional examination of the shoulder. the nonaffected side. Thus, both sides are tested-first the nonaffected side (to have an idea of what is "normal") and then the af­ fected side. 1. 2. 3. Painful arc test dicated in boldface italic and underlined: these comprise the basic functional exami­ nation.

The most structure that runs through the anterior scalenic triangle is the subclavian which is not IJW,,",UUA'- *Erno 1858-1921, internist in 28 DLAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF THE UPPER EXTREMITIES 6 A B Figure 2-17 A, Triangle of auscultation, dorsal view. 1, Trapezius muscle; 2, deltoid muscle; 3, in­ fraspinatus muscle; 4, teres minor muscle; 5, teres major muscle; 6, latissimus dorsi muscle; 7, tri­ angle of auscultation (rhomboid muscle) B, Increase of the triangle through abduction of the arm.

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