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30 Cards in this Set

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What hand disorder causes the fascia to become thick and contracted, resulting in flexion deformities of the involved digits?
Dupytren's Disease
What hand injury involves a rupture of the ulnar collateral ligament of the MCP joint of the thumb?
Skier's Thumb (Gamekeeper's Thumb)
What Upper Extremity Disorder would Stress Loading (wt. bearing and jt. distraction activities, including scrubbing and carrying activities) be an appropriate intervention for?
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
What is a fracture of the distal radius with dorsal displacement called?
Colle's fracture
What is a fracture of the distal radius with volar displacement called?
Smith's fracture
What disorder is also known as repetitive strain injuries (RSI), overuse syndrome, and/or muskuloskeletal disorders?
Examples include: DeQuervains, Lateral/Medial Epicondylitis, Trigger Finger
Cumulative Trauma Disorder
What hand disorder is caused by stenosing tenosynovitis of the abductor pollicis longus adn the extensor pollicis brevis?
Overuse of the wrist extensors, especially the extensor carpi brevis would cause what hand disorder?
Lateral Epicondylitis or Tennis Elbow
A Positive Finkelsteins' Test, a Thumb Spica splint (IP jt. free), gentle AROM, and unrestricted activity all correlate with what hand disorder?
Overuse of wrist flexors causes what hand disorder?
Medial Epiconsylitis or Golfer's Elbow
What hand disorder is common with the repetition and use of tools that are placed too far apart?
Trigger finger
A pt. complains of numbness and tingling of the thumb, index, middle, and radial half of the ring fingers, as well as complaints of constantly dropping things and paresthesias at night time--what hand disorder does this person likely have?
CTS--carpal tunnel syndrom
A person has weakness of the extensors to the wrist, MCPS and thumb along with wrist drop...what hand disorder does this person likely have?
Hint: AKA "Saturday night palsy"
Radial Nerve palsy
CTS would have a Positive ____ sign at the wrist and a Postive _____ sign
Tinel's; Phalen's
An injury of the distal median nerve which flattens the thenar eminence is known as?
"Ape Hand"
A person has suffered ulnar nerve laceration. He will present with a _____ hand.
What is the assessment of thumb adductor while laterally pinching paper?
Froment's sign
An inability to extend digits to realease objects, difficulty manipulating objects and wrist drop would all be characteristics of what type of peripheral nerve injury?
Radial nerve laceration
What UE injury would a therapist avoid above shoulder level activities?
Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
What UE injury is known as frozen shoulder and is linked to DM and Parkinson's disease?
Adhesive Capsulitis
What type of arthritis affects small joints of the hands and is systemic?
Rheumatoid arthritis
What type of arthritis affects large weight bearing joints and is not systemic?
When would silver ring splints be used?
to prevent boutonnier and swan neck deformities with arthritic patients
A person recently had a hip fx. How would the type of ambulation device be determined?
by the person's wt. bearing status
When wrapping the stump of an amputated limb, what 2 things should you remember?
wrap distal to proximal
tension should decrease with proximal wrapping
To prevent deformity following a burn injury, how should the shoulder be placed?
Shoulder ABduction 90 degrees and external rotation (airplane splint)
When should compression garments be applied and for how often following a burn
applied when wounds are heald; wear 24 hours for 1-2 years until scar is matured
What injury would require a person to transfer sit to stand with his hip in slight abduction and extended out in front?
Total Hip Replacement/Total Hip Arthroplasty
An ulnar nerve compression at the wrist causing numbness and tingling in the ulnar nerve distribution of the hand and a positive Tinel's sign is known as what peripheral nerve injury?
Guyon's Canal
An ulnar nerve compression at the elbow causing numbness and tingling along the ulnar aspect of the forearm and hand and a positive Tinel's sign as the elbow is known as what peripheral nerve injury?
Cubital tunnel syndrome