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Isotonic or PRE's
*Resisted Strengthening*-- Change in joint angle
-Progressive Resistance Exercises used for strengthening
A health care proffesion that is concerned with the prevention and correction of movement disorders arising from conditions or diseases throughout the lifespan
surgical removal of foreign material and dead tissue from a wound in order to prevent infection and promote healing
*Okay in Ohio*
-"Bed sores" or "decubitus ulcer"
-can develop in less than 2 hours if pressure is unrelieved
-bone squishes against hard surface with skin trapped b/w
Restrictive Lung Disease
Lungs are not able to expand well
Signs and symptoms
-shortness of breath
- increased breathing rate
-increased energy required to breath
**pnemonia, coal workers disease, or idiopathic
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Changes in lungs cause abnormal air flow through airways
signs and symptoms: chronic productive cough, excessive mucus production, shortness of breath -> dyspnea
(chronic bronchitis, emphysema, asthma)
can be caused by a blood clot in a coronary artery
-CPT prevents blood from getting to the heart
Coronary Artery Disease
hardening of the arteries
-plaque formation affects blood flow to heart
risks: smoking, high blood pressure,high cholesterol
Neurological Physical Therapy
injuries to the nervous system
ex. stroke(CBA-cerebro bascular accident), TBI (traumatic brain injury), Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), MS (Multiple Sclerosis)
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