Upper extremity

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cardenkl
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133568
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Upper extremity
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2012-02-07 17:46:44
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  1. Dupuytrens Disease
    Thick and contracted fascia of the palm and digits
  2. Dupuytrens intervention
    • edema control
    • extension split
    • scar management
    • functional tasks with flexion/extension
  3. Skier's thumb
    Rupture of the ulnar collateral ligament
  4. Skiers thumb treatment
    • 6 weeks: splint
    • 8 weeks: PROM
    • 10 weeks: strengthening
  5. DeQuervains
    • Pain and swelling over the radial styloid
    • Positive finkelsteins
  6. DeQuervains Treatment
    • thumb spica splint
    • work modification
    • ice massage
    • gentle AROM
  7. Carpal tunnel
    • Median N
    • sx:
    • numbness and tingline of thumb, index, middle and radial 1/2 of ring finger
    • Tinels sign over wrist
    • positive phalen
  8. Cubital N syndrome
    Ulnar N, compression at elbow

    • Sx:
    • numbness and tingling along ulnar arm/hand
    • + Tinels at elbow
    • weakness of power grasp
    • pain with elbow flexion
  9. Radial N Palsy
    Weakness or paralysis of extensors to the wrist, MCPs and thumb

    Wrist drop
  10. Arthritis intervention
    • Joint protection
    • Energy conservation
    • Pain free exercises
    • healt modalities
    • AROM
    • NO MMT

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