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    she is sober. O Vital Signs Temperature: 98.2. BP: 116/72. HR: 74. R: 14. W: 140. General A well-developed, well-nourished female seated comfortably in the exam room. She does become tearful when discussing the amount of pain that she is in. Extremities Her right upper extremity was examined. There is perhaps just very mild swelling at the wrist. She does complain of pain along the ulnar side of the wrist and there is tenderness to palpation there. She has decreased range of motion with flexion and extension as well as inversion and eversion at the wrist due to pain, per her report. She is able to fully flex and extend her fingers. There is no pain there. There is no pain at the elbow or as I move along distally to the forearm, until I get just to the wrist itself. There is no pain over the metacarpal bones, normal sensation throughout. There is less than two second cap refill.…

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    Linear Trauma

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    This paper introduces the portion of the lower arm called the forearm. The two bones contained within the forearm are described in detail, briefly mentioning their relation to one another. The relevant names and descriptions are depicted of the common bone breaks, dislocations, and the process of acquiring radiographic images in order to identify such forearm trauma. It is pertinent to always get a little more than just the injured bone in the x-ray to rule out something significant just past…

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    Elbow Taping Essay

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    Purpose of the Research The purpose of this research study was to discover the outcome of a forearm band method while being compared to the elbow taping method as a treatment for lateral epicondylitis. Lateral epicondylitis is commonly referred to as “Tennis Elbow”. This musculoskeletal disorder causes pain and weakness at, but not limited to, the Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis. Other than performing a backhand stroke in tennis, some activities that can cause pain include turning a door knob…

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    The Anterior Compartment of the forearm This paper will discuss the anterior compartment into details and the nerves and arteries that innervations it. The anterior compartment composed of three layers namely: the superficial, the immediate and the deep layer. The superficial layer consists of four muscles i.e pronator teres, flexor carpi radialis, palmaris longus, and flexor carpi ulnaris. The immediate layer comprised of one muscle, the flexor digitorum superficial muscle. The deep layer…

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    All About Tennis Elbow Essay

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    Tennis elbow, which is an inflammation of the tendons of the elbow is said to particularly affect career tennis men. This is not surprising judging by the amount of stress their activity puts on their arms. But what are the real facts around this condition? And who else can be affected by it? Let us now go into more details concerning that condition. What is Tennis elbow? Also known as Epicondylitis or Lateral Epicondylitis, it is caused by an excessive use of the muscles of the forearm. Many…

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    Neck Pain Injury Essay

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    This is a 60-year-old male with a 10/01/2015 date of injury. A specific mechanism of injury has not been described. DIAGNOSES: 1. Cervical discogenic pain/bilateral cervical facet pain C2-# and C5-C6/ cervical sprain/strain. 2. Bilateral cervical radicular pain C5-C6 L>R 3. Cervicogenic neck pain with cervicogenic headaches/bilateral occipital neuralgia. 4. Bilateral shoulder sprain/strain. 5. Bilateral wrist sprain/strain/bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome. 6. Bilateral hand/ first…

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    Cerebrovascular Accidents

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    The purpose of this literature review paper is to analyze the use of proprioception training in individuals who have suffered a cerebrovascular accident, most commonly referred to as a stroke. As defined in the textbook (Coker, 2013), proprioception is “the continuous flow of sensory information received from receptors located in the muscles, tendons, joints, and inner ear regarding movement and body position.” A stroke can affect various areas of the brain, including those involved in balance…

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    Finger-Wrist condition, the Finger-Forearm condition, and the Wrist-Forearm condition. 20-psychology students participated in the study. All 20 participants participated in all three conditions. The 20 participants consisted of 13 females and 7 males, with age ranging between 19 and 45 (M=23.5). Of the 20 participants, 18 were right handed. Materials Three ‘metal paperclips’, of three lengths; 35 mm, 45 mm, 55 mm were used. Procedure Participants were randomly allocated an order to complete the…

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    fingers, and wrist caused by injury to the muscles of the forearm. Another commonly used name is Ischemic Contracture. This deformity happens when there is a lack of blood flow to the forearm, which occurs when there is an increased pressure due to swelling causing a condition called compartment syndrome. Compartment syndrome can cause a Volkmann’s contracture. Injury to the arm, including a crash injury or fracture, leads to swelling that presses on blood vessels and decreases blood flow to…

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    Muscles Lab Report

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    Muscles (Grip strength) In this week’s lab, we was doing an experiment on forearm, and its muscle fiber with nerves. The forearm is a part that between the primates’ elbow and wrist. Forearms contain connective tissue, nerve tissue and muscle tissue. In which, connective tissue is just radius and ulnar bones. However, there are a great deal of muscles and nerves in the forearm. When a nerve impulse transmission to synaptosomes induced depolarization, allows calcium ions to enter the cell…

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