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Physiotherapy Scales Used in Physiotherapy, Modified Ashworth Scale, APGAR score, Berg Balance Scale, General Health Questionnaire,

20 Scales And Measurements Used in Physiotherapy ( Part 1)

Following Scales and Measurements are used for evaluation in Physiotherapy (1) 10 min Walk Test Used to assess walking speed in m/s over short length. (2) General Health Questionnaire Screening tool for identification of minor psychiatric disorders/problems in the general population. (3) Dynamic Gait Index Screening tool for the clinical assessment of walking in people […]

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Low Back Pain Physiotherapy

Low Back Pain

Pain in lower part of spine i.e lower thoracolumbar, lumbar and lumbosacral region of spine. EPIDEMIOLOGY AND CAUSES More than 80% Adults experience Low back pain at some point in life Prevalence increases with age until 60-65 years age Men and Women are equally affected Second Common Reason for Medical Evaluation Most Common Cause of […]

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Physiotherapy Radial Nerve Injury, Saturday Night Palsy

Radial Nerve Injury

Root Value C5, C6, C7, C8 AND T1 FROM Posterior Cord TO Posterior Interosseous Nerve MUSCLE INNERVATION Posterior Compartment of Arm and Forearm COMMON SITES AND CAUSES Injury to Radial NerveĀ at different levels causes different syndromes with varying motor and sensory deficits. AXILLA (1) Saturday night palsy (2) Crutch Palsy Motor deficit Loss of extension […]

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Anterior Compartment of forearm Muscles Flexor Pollicis longus, Flexor Digitorum Profundus, Palmaris longus, Flexor Carpi Radiallis, Flexor Carpi Ulnaris, Pronator Teres, Pronator Quadratus, Flexor Digitorum Superficialis Physiotherapy

Flexor Compartment Or Anterior Compartment of Forearm (Muscles)

SUPERFICIAL MUSCLES (1) Flexor Carpi Radiallis Origin Medial epicondyle of humerus Insertion Anterior aspect of base of second metacarpal, base of third metacarpal and trapezial tuberosity Artery Supply Radial Artery Nerve Supply Median Nerve Movement Flexion and Abduction of hand at wrist Associated Pathology Flexor Carpi Radiallis Tendonitis (2) Palmaris longus Origin Medial epicondyle of […]

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Physiotherapy Scoliosis Back pain Curved Spine

Scoliosis

It is a complex deformity of spine characterized by abnormal sideways curvature of spine or increased lateral curvature and rotation of vertebrae involving deformity of rib cage. EPIDEMIOLOGY AND CAUSES CAUSES Congenital Scoliosis – bone malformation present at birth. Neuromuscular Scoliosis – results from abnormal muscles or nerves seen in people with spina bifida and […]