Knee

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Anonymous
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299068
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Knee
Updated:
2015-03-24 11:08:03
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TherEx Exam3
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knee
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  1. Ligamentous injury:
    -incomplete stretching of fibers
    -minimal pain
    -no loss of function, no sign of instability
    GradeI/1st degree sprain (mild)
  2. Ligamentous injury:
    -partial tear or complete tear of some fibers
    -moderate pain and swelling
    -some loss of jt function, some loss of jt stability
    GradeII/2nd degree (moderate)
  3. Ligamentous injury:
    -complete tear of ligament
    -intense pain, servere swelling
    -loss of jt function, jt instability present
    GradeIII/3rd degree (rupture)
  4. What combined forces does and ACL injury involve?
    • valgus stress
    • IR of tibia
    • may be combined with knee hyperextension while foot planted
  5. 75% of knee injuries report the tiad of:
    • acute blow or twisting or cutting
    • immediate effusion of the knee
    • inability to continue to play

    = blows ACL
  6. ACL injuries occur via what type of mechanism?
    non-contact, declaration, closed chain

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