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Which injury heals most quickly fractures, ligaments or sprains?
Sprains
What is Bursitis?
Inflammation of bursa (sacs of connective tissue lined with synovial membrane and containing synovial fluid)
What are signs and symptoms of bursitis?
What is circumduction?
A combination of flexion, extension, abduction, and adduction resulting in a circular motion of a body part.
What is DEXA, what is it used for?
  • dual energy x-ray absorptiometry
  • measures bone mass of spine, femur, forearm, and total body.
  • allows for minimal radiation exposure
  • diagnoses metabolic bone disease
What population is osteoporosis common in?
It is more common in women, but men can get it.
What are steroids used for?
Anti-inflammatory and analgesia
What are is the muscle strength scale?
  • 0: no detection of muscular contraction
  • 1: Barely detectable flicker or trace of contraction or palpation
  • 2:¬†Active movement of body part with elimination of gravity
  • 3: active movement against gravity only and not against resistance
  • 4:¬†active movement against gravity and some resistance
  • 5: active movement against full resistance without evident fatigue
What is the first thing to niice about musculo skeletal when assessing?
body build and muscle configuration
What diagnostics can be used for injuries?
  • X-ray
  • diskogram
  • CT
  • myelogram with or without CT
  • MRI
MRI contraindications?
  • metallic implants
  • aneurysm clips
  • pacemakers
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