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Physical Therapy Midterm Review


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What was the first documented physical therapy first application?
In the 1890s in early treatment programs for infantile paralysis
What events caused the need for more physical "assistance"?
In the early 1900s when there was significant increase in outbreak of polio and WWI veterans requiring rehabilitation.
What is the evolution of PT creditation?
Certificate Program
BS in Physical Therapy
MS in Physical Therapy
Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Pro v.s. Cons of earning a DPT
Pro: Direct access, looks like the person is more "qualified"
Cons: Longer education, more $$
Why is it important to have a team approach with other medical professions?
The medical professions are able to cooperate and gather different points of views.
List five members who are included in this rehabilitation: Stroke
*Speech therapist
*Long-term nurse
*Social worker
Ten personality traits to become a PT
Ten working environments for a PT
*Nursing Home
*Out-Patient Ortho-Clinic
*Long-Term Rehab Facility
*Burn Centers
*Pro Sport Teams
*Mission Trip
*Teach Institutions
Why is it important to file patients' information
Insurance and keeps everyone up to date with their progression.
List and describes SOAP notes
Subjective: Patient "ID", C/C (pain scale), History i'd present injury/illness, and where does it hurt?

Objective: Observation, palpation, ROM, neurological test, special test

Assessment: Impression or what you think the problem is

Plan: Treatment and disposition
List section of the spine
• Thoracic
What is the main function of the transverse and spinous process of the spine?
Muscle Attachment
Label shoulder joint
Label shoulder muscles
8 movement
Which rotator cuff muscle is most commonly injured?
What are the two test to test Rotator Cuff?
•Drop Test
•Arc of Motion Test (60' -120')
What is the purpose of the glenoid labrum?
deepen the shallow glenoid fossa to increase stability and cushions
What is the plane the brachial plexus of spine on?
What are the three nerves of brachial plexus?
bending at the joint so that the angle between the bones is decreased
an unbending movement around a joint in a limb (as the knee or elbow) that increases the angle between the bones of the limb at the joint
The movement of a limb away from the midline of the body.
The movement of a towards the midline of the body
Rotation of the forearm and hand so that the palm faces upward
Rotation of the forearm and hand so that the palm face downward.
The side of the body or a body part that is farther from the middle or center of the body (outer).
Pertaining to the middle; in or toward the middle; nearer the middle of the body.
The front, as opposed to the posterior. The anterior surface of the heart is toward the breast bone (the sternum).
Refers to the back side of your body.
Sagittal Plane
A vertical plane passing through the standing body from front to back. Plane splits body into left and right halves.
Transverse Plane
Horizontal plane that is an imaginary plane that divides the body into superior and inferior parts.
Frontal Plane
Vertical plane that divides the body into ventral and dorsal (belly and back) sections