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Jan 05, 2020

Physical Therapy Abbreviations

Common Physical Therapy Abbreviations used in documentation

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May 26, 2017

Pes Anserine Bursitis

Pes anserine bursitis (tendinitis) involves inflammation of the bursa at the insertion of the pes anserine tendons on the medial proximal tibia.

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May 22, 2017

williams flexion exercises

William flexion exercises

Williams flexion exercises focus on placing the lumbar spine in a flexed position to reduce excessive lumbar lordotic stresses.

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May 07, 2017

Tendinosis vs Tendinitis


Tendinosis is intratendinous atrophy and degeneration with a relative absence of inflammation; a palpable nodule may be present over tendon

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Aug 28, 2016

Femoral Neck Fracture Physiotherapy

bath tub balance seat

Post femoral neck fracture physiotherapy aims to improve strength and range of motion of the involved extremity. Establish independent gait without assistive device and minimize complications.

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Aug 07, 2016

Wobble Board Exercises

Wobble board 18 degree

Wobble board exercises has demonstrated to be effective in preventing ankle sprains by assisting in strengthening the muscles and ligaments, influencing reaction times, and restoring proprioception.

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Aug 04, 2016

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome


Pain to the undersurface of the patella is variously called anterior knee pain, chondromalacia patellae, patella malalignment syndrome and patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS).

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Jul 26, 2016

Biomechanics of Throwing

The biomechanics of throwing motion is a dynamic activity that requires extremes of glenohumeral motion that place extraordinary stresses on the athlete.

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Jul 20, 2016

extracorporeal shock waves


In 1980, the first patient with renal calculi was successfully treated with minimally invasive extracorporeal shock waves lithotripsy (ESWL).

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Jul 13, 2016

Mini Mental State Examination


The Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) is the most widely used screening tool for items such as orientation, registration, attention and calculation, recall, and language

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Jul 10, 2016

Frenkel Exercises

tandem walking

Frenkel Exercises are a series of motions of increasing difficulty performed by ataxic patients to facilitate the restoration of coordination.

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Jul 03, 2016

little leaguers elbow

pitching motion

Little Leaguers elbow is a common term for an avulsion lesion to the medial apophysis.

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Jun 19, 2016

Decorticate Rigidity

Spastic Paraplegia

A sign of corticospinal damage, decorticate rigidity is characterized by adduction of the arms and flexion of the elbows, with wrists and fingers flexed on the chest.

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Jun 18, 2016

Decerebrate Posturing

mca stroke

Decerebrate posturing (decerebrate rigidity, abnormal extensor reflex) is characterized by adduction and extension of the arms, with the wrists pronated and the fingers flexed.

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Jun 12, 2016

Jersey Finger

Tendons of finger

Jersey Finger represents rupture of the Flexor Digitorum Profundus. This usually happens when an athlete grabbing an opponent's shirt undergoes forced extension of the DIP while it is flexed.

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Jun 07, 2016

Lower Crossed Syndrome

lower cross syndrome

Dr. Janda described the lower crossed syndrome (also known as pelvic cross syndrome) as muscular imbalances between the deep abdominal musculature and the gluteus medius and maximus.

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May 08, 2016

Intercostal Muscle Strain

Intercostal muscle

Intercostal muscle strain is tear or rupture of intercostal muscles due to rapid movements that bend or twist the upper body suddenly.

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May 01, 2016

Mat Activities


Mat activities are one of the most important parts of rehabilitation programme of SCI patients.

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Apr 17, 2016

Walking After Spinal Cord Injury

SCI Gait Training

Walking after spinal cord injury leads to large number of physiological benefits in the patient. Some of these are:

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Apr 10, 2016

SCI Management at the Accident Scene

SCI accident site

SCI Management at the Accident Scene has, in addition to the fundamental life-saving goal, three main objectives:

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