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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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 […]

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Knee Osteoarthritis

It is Chronic progressive, degenerative, painful disease of knee joint present with chronic pain, loss of joint ROM, bony crepitus, joint deformities in later stage like “genu valgum”. EPIDEMIOLOGY AND CAUSES Most common form of joint arthritis. 15% population is affected. Strongly age related OA knee occurs with 70% population in age group 60 and […]

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IlioTibial (IT) band Syndrome

IT band Syndrome is an overuse injury of connective tissue present at the lateral aspect of thigh it runs along the outer part of thigh extending from pelvis to tibia covering both hip and knee joint when this connective band or tissue rubs against bony prominence due to overuse activities leads to inflammation and irritation […]

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Knee Examination

Knee joint is Complex joint Structure involving many ligaments, tendon, fat pad and other soft tissue structures along with patella bone in the front Injury at any level can lead to pain, disability and restricted range of motion. To diagnose the exact cause Following are the physical examination applied to confirm diagnosis of knee injuries.

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Biceps Tendinopathy

Pain, tenderness and inflammation around long head of biceps tendon often caused due to overuse injury among older patients especially older athletes ( 30+ age athletes and old aged patients 60+ age). Pain often resembles Shoulder impingement syndrome, Rotator cuff tendinopathy. EPIDEMIOLOGY Occurs more commonly while performing or after sporting activities like lifting, throwing, overhead […]

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Stroke

A stroke aka cerebrovascular accident is a condition in which impeded blood flow to the brain results in cell death.There are two main types of stroke: (a) ischemic, due to lack of blood flow (b) hemorrhagic, due to bleeding There is another type when their is partial disruption of blood flow its called Transient Ischemic […]

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Vojta Method

It is a technique to treat physical and mental disability with the application of ” reflex locomotion “. It was given by Prof. Vaclav Vojta In reflex locomotion, there is a coordinated, rhythmic activation of the total skeletal musculature and a CNS response at various circuit levels PRINCIPLES (1) 18 points in the body – […]

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Parkinson’s Disease

It is a long term degenerative disease of CNS that mainly affects the motor system. Caused due to substantia nigra, cells that make the chemical dopamine start to die. Dopamine acts like a messenger that tells another area of your brain when you want to move a part of your body.The typical appearance of parkinson’s […]

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Spina Bifida

Spina bifida is a neural tube defect that results in incomplete closure of the vertebrae and membranes around the spinal cord. EPIDEMIOLOGY In US each year 1500 babies are born with this defect. Hispanic women (relating to Spain or to Spanish-speaking countries, especially those of Central and South America) have higher rate of having a […]

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