Extremities

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Extremities
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  1. What is the direction of rolling?
    Joint rolling is always in the direction of the bone movement.
  2. If a concave surface is moving what is the direction of gliding?
    Gliding occurs in the same direction as rolling.
  3. If a convex surface is moving what is the direction of gliding?
    Gliding occurs in the opposite direction of rolling.
  4. Which motion is typically lost: rolling or gliding?
    Gliding
  5. What is the purpose of joint mobilization?
    To restore normal, painless joint function.
  6. Where does the treatment plane lie?
    On the concave articular surface.
  7. A therapist moves a bone with a convex joint surface _____ to the direction of restricted movement.
    Opposite
  8. A therapist moves a bone with a concave joint surface in the ______ direction as the direction of restricted movement.
    Same
  9. Scar tissue produces what type of end-feel?
    firmer, less elastic
  10. Muscle spasm produces what type of end-feel?
    more elastic and less soft
  11. Shortened connective tissue produces what type of end-feel?
    firmer, less elastic
  12. Intra-articular swelling produces what type of end-feel?
    soft resistance just before or instead of the movement's usual end-feel (boggy end-feel)
  13. A displaced meniscus produces what type of end-feel?
    springy
  14. What is meant by an empty end-feel?
    pt. may guard against end-feel testing or ask that the movement be stopped before a true end-feel is reached
  15. Contractile refers to: muscle or joint
    Muscle
  16. Noncontractile refers to: muscle or joint
    Joint
  17. Contractile or Noncontractile?
    * Active and passive movements produce/increase symptoms and are restricted in the same direction and at the same point in the range
    * Passive joint play movements produce/inc symptoms and are restricted
    * Resisted movements are symptom free
    Noncontractile
  18. Contractile or Noncontractile?
    * Active and passive movements produce/increase symptoms and are restricted in opposite directions
    * Passive joint play movements are normal and symptom free
    * Resisted movements produce/increase symptoms
    Contractile
  19. Painful and strong =
    minor lesion of a muscle or tendon
  20. Painful and weak =
    major lesion of a muscle or tendon
  21. Painless and weak =
    neurological lesion or complete rupture of a muscle or tendon
  22. Painless and strong =
    Normal

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