Ther EX- ch 11

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Ther EX- ch 11
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  1. Clinical Signs of Arthritis
    • impaired mobility
    • impaired muscle performance
    • impaired balance
    • activity limits
  2. what is Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • autoimmune
    • chronic
    • inflammatory
    • systemic disease
  3. characteristics of RA
    • symmetric, errosive synovitis
    • exacerbation and remissions
    • inflammation leasds to erosion of art.cartilage, bone, ligaments, joint capsule
    • nodules, atrophy, fibrosis, weakness, gatigue, cardiac changes
    • decline of function
  4. management of RA
    • patient education
    • pain reduction
    • PROM and AAROM
    • min muscle atrophy
    • prevent deformity
  5. what is Osteoarthritis
    • chronic degeneration affecting art. cartilage
    • boney overgrowths at joins
    • synovial/capsular thickening
    • effusion
    • in weight bearing joints & hands
  6. management of OA
    • patient education
    • decrease effects of stiffness
    • decrease pain
    • increase rom
    • improve strength and endurance
    • improve balance
  7. fibromyalgia
    • chronic, widespread pain lasting >3 months
    • 11/18 points of tenderness¬†
    • hallwarked at scapula, head, neck, chest, low back
  8. management of fibromyalgia
    exercise beginning at intensity levels below that recommended for non-symptematic patients
  9. myofascial pain syndrome
    chronic region pain syndrome associated with myfascial trigger points that refer pain in an identified pattern
  10. causes of fibromyalgia
    • chronic overload of the muscle
    • acute overload of muscle
    • poorly conditioned muscle
    • postural stresses
    • poor body mechanics
  11. healing time for fractures (all age groups)
    • children: 4-6 wks
    • adolescents: 6-8 wks
    • adults: 10-18 wks
  12. types of abnormal healing
    • malunion
    • delayed union
    • nonunion
  13. malunion
    position results in deformity
  14. delayed union
    takes longer to heal than expected
  15. nonunion
    failure to unite
  16. management of fractures
    • immobilization
    • interventions-
    • patient educaiton
    • decrease inflamm
    • decrease effects of immob.
    • postimmobilization

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