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Elbow Joint Lesions
Etiology
capsular tightness can often occur post-immobilization
local px and edema limiting motion may also cause capsular adhesions
Elbow Joint Lesions
Signs and Symptoms
decreased AROM, PROM, (FL>EXT, sup=pro) and AccPROM (ant>post, med=lat)
px
loss of fxn
Elbow Joint Lesions
Functional Limitations
px with push/pull
difficulty rising from chair using arms, turning doorknob
restricted hand to mouth
limited reaching activity
Elbow Joint Lesions
Acute Management
rarely seen acutely, usually SA
px free PROM->AAROM
gd I&II manipulation
dec. edema/effusion
multiangle isometrics
maintain use of surrounding jts.
brace/support for rest
Elbow Joint Lesions
Subacute Management
progressive oscillations
isometrics early progress to AROM to light isotonics with theraband
Elbow Joint Lesions
Settled/Chronic Management
gd IV manipulations
progressive strength training to include CKC, functional activity, endurance exercise
Myositis Ossificans
Etiology
supracondylar fx or anterior dislocation of humerus, usually affects brachialis
Myositis Ossificans
Management
Rest! brachialis contraction/stretching is painful and will stimulate bone growth
Overuse Syndromes at the Elbow
lat. epi: ecrb, ecrl, ecu, ed
med. epi: common flexor, pronator teres
triceps tendonitis
antecubital tendonitis
Overuse Syndromes
Etiology
insidious onset
overuse of affected structure WITH underlying abnormality
Overuse Syndromes
Common Impairments
px at end ROM
px with stretch