A/An ______ is a calcium deposit in the plantar fascia near its attachment to the calcaneus bone.
One of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease is ______, which is extreme slowness of movement.
A/An _____ is a physician who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation with the focus on restoring function.
A/An ______ is a narrow band of nonelastic, fibrous connective connective tissue that attaches a muscle to a bone.
A band of fibers that holds structures together abnormally is a/an ______. These bands can form as the result of an injury or surgery.
An injury to the body of the muscle or the attachment of a tendon is known as a/an _______. These are usually associated with overuse injuries that involve a wrenched or torn muscle or tendon attachment.
A _____ is a drug that causes temporary paralysis by blocking the transmission of nerve stimuli to the muscles.
The condition of abnormal muscle tone that causes the impairment of voluntary muscle movement is known as ______.
A/An ______ injury can be a strain or tear on any of the three muscles that straighten the hip and bend the knee.
The specialized soft-tissue manipulation technique used to ease the pain of conditions such as fibromyalgia syndrome, movement restrictions, and temporomandibular joint disorders is known as _____.
The movement during which the knees or elbows are bent to decrease the angle of the joints is known as _____.
Pain in the leg muscles that occurs during exercise and is relieved by rest is known as ________. This condition is due to poor circulation and is associated with peripheral vascular disease.
A stiff neck due to spasmodic contraction of the neck muscles that pull the head toward the affected side is known as _______ or wryneck.
TF Electromyography is a diagnostic test that measures the electrical activity within muscle fibers.
TF Overuse tendinitis is inflammation of tendons caused by excessive or unusual use of a joint.
TF Hemiplegia is the total paralysis of the lower half of the body.
false Hemiplegia is total paralysis affecting only one side of the body.
TF Ataxia is the distortion of voluntary movement such as in a tic or spasm.
False Ataxia is the lack of muscle coordination during voluntary movement.
TF Striated muscles are located in the walls of internal organs such as the digestive track, blood vessels, and ducts leading from glands.
FalseSmooth muscles are located in the walls of internal organs such as the digestive track, blood vessels, and ducts leading from glands.
George Quinton developed a swelling on the outer surface of his wrist. His doctor diagnosed this as being a/an ______ and explained that this was a harmless fluid-filled swelling.
Louisa Ferraro experienced _____ of her leg muscles due to the disuse of these muscles over a long period of time.
Jasmine Franklin has _____. This is a condition in which there is diminished tone of the skeletal muscles.
Carolyn Goodwin complained of profound fatigue that is not improved by bed rest and was made worse by physical or mental activity. After ruling out other causes, her physician diagnosed her condition as being _______ syndrome.
For the first several days after his fall, Bob Hill suffered severe muscle pain. This condition is known as ______.
the surgical attachment of a fascia to another fascia or to a tendon is known as ______.
The surgical suturing of a defect in a muscular wall, such as the repair of a hernia, is a/an ______.
A medical condition in which there is a painful inflammation of the Achilles tendon caused by excessive stress being placed on that tendon is known as ________ (2 words).
A painful condition caused by the muscle tearing away from the tibia is known as a/an ______. (2 words)
A condition in which there is a protrusion of a muscle substance through a tear in the fascia surrounding it is known as a/an _____.
TF Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects the neuromuscular junction and produces serious weakness of voluntary muscles.
Inflamed and swollen tendons caught in the narrow space between the bones within the shoulder joint cause the condition known as ______.
TF An antispasmodic is administered to suppress smooth muscle contractions of the stomach, intestine, or bladder.
TF Sarcopenia is a harmless fluid-filled swelling that occurs most commonly on the outer surface of the wrist.
False A ganglion cyst is a harmless fluid-filled swelling that occurs most commonly on the outer surface of the wrist.
TF Pronation is the movement that turns the palm of the hand upward.
false Pronation is the movement that turns the palm of the hand downward or backward.
TF Polymyositis is a muscle disease characterized by the simultaneous inflammation and weakening of involuntary muscles in many parts of the body.
false Polymyositis is a muscle disease characterized by the simultaneous inflammation and weakening of voluntary muscles in many parts of the body.
TF Hyperkinesia means abnormally decreased muscle function or activity.
false Hyperkinesia means abnormally increased muscle function or activity.
Duncan McDougle has slight paralysis on one side of his body. This condition, which was caused by a stroke, is known as ______.
The term muscular _______ describes a group of genetic diseases characterized by progressive weakness and degeneration of the skeletal muscles.
The surgical enlargement of the carpal tunnel or cutting of the carpal ligament to relieve nerve pressure is called ________.
carpal tunnel release