Rehab-ch9

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laneaustin
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Rehab-ch9
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2013-11-02 12:44:32
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ambulation aids activities
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ambulation aids & activities
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  1. When should ambulation aids be used?
    • impaired balance
    • decreased strength
    • alteration of coordination
    • pain during wb
    • absence of LE
    • altered stability
    • improve functional mobility
    • enhance function
    • fracture healing
  2. What must be documented for gait training:
    • specific instructions
    • education
    • level of asst.
    • distance
    • type of equipment used
    • progress: safety, efficiency, balance, endurance, technique
  3. Gait cycle:
    initial contact of a given foot to next initial contact of the same foot.
  4. What are the phases of normal gait?
    • Swing
    • stance
    • double support-brief
  5. Stance phase of gait cycle:
    • initial contact
    • loading response
    • midstance
    • terminal stance
    • pre-swing
  6. Swing phase of gait cycle:
    • initial swing
    • midswing
    • terminal swing
  7. PT interventions concerning gait:
    • strengthening
    • ROM
    • balance
    • coordination
    • fitting of assistive device
    • safety training
  8. Pre-ambulation:
    • preparation and training of the patient
    • focusing on functional activities
  9. Purpose of Pre-ambulation activities
    • safe practice
    • improve use of asst. device
    • strengthen UE and LE, balance, coordination activities, ROM, stretching, cardiopulmonary activities
    • determine functional skills needed
    • build pt's confidence

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