Physical Therapy

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Primary Care
Doctor/dentists
Secondary Care
Orthopedic surgeon/PT
APTA
American Physical Therapy Association
Coronal Plane
front and back
Transverse Plane
Top and bottom
Sagittal plane
Middle, equal sides
Ligament
bone to bone
Tendon
muscle to bone
bilateral
pertaining to both sides
unilateral
pertaining to one side of the body
Hypertonic
High muscle tone
Hypotonic
Low muscle tone
contracture
Hardening of muscles and tendons
ataxia
lack of muscle coordination
edema
Swelling/inflammation
right hypochondriac region
top left
left hypochondriac region
Top right
Eligastric
Top middle
right lumbar region
middle left
left lumbar region
Middle right
Umbilical
middle, in the middle
right iliac region
Bottom left
left illiac (inguinal) region
Bottom right
hypogastric region
Bottom middle
objective
History, what patient tells you
subjective
Tests and measures
Observation
Watch how the patient is doing
passive movement
Another person moving the patient
active movement
Patient moving by self