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Clin II: Quizzes for Exam 3
Quiz 3 & 4
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Stimulation of a de-nervated muscle occurs via:
at the sarcolemma
NMES is thought to decrease spasticity in the neurologically impaired patient via all of the following except:
Applied to the antagonist it blocks the interneuron at the anterior horn cell that decreases the firing or the antagonist motor neuron.
Which of the following stimulation currents would you choose for muscle strengthening / re-ed?
Pain receptors are:
A-Delta and C-Fibers
Patient presents with a 4cm2 sacral wound, pus exudate noted prior to cleaning the wound and changing the dressing. Which of the following therapeutic modality interventions would you utilize for treatment today?
UVC 60 sec.
To treat a injury for fluid migration which of the following settings would be most appropriate?
monophasic, monopolar, 80pps, sensory
Which mode of TENS is best described as eliciting strong sensory paresthesia but without motor activation?
NMES / FES is commonly utilized with patients who have shoulder subluxation post stroke and neuropathic foot drop. The wave form utilize is?
Balanced biphasic secondary to motor recruitment
If a muscle lacks innervation and is not stimulated, in time the following will occur:
muscle fibroses and cannot contract
The primary tract responsible for communicating nociceptive input to the brain is the:
When treating or preventing migraine headaches, which of the following would you decrease or eliminate your diet?
Clinical effectiveness of traction appears to be best when performed...
Combined with manual therapy and exercise
When using biofeedback the degree to which electrical signals need to amplified is?
Upon insertion of an EMG needle which of the following would indicate normal activity within the muscle?
Brief burst of activity and then silence
According to TCM the flow of vital energy in the body is called?
Factors that influence nerve conduction velocity, all of the following are correct except?
Cooled limbs conduct electrical signals more quickly than one of normal temperature.
To compute the nerve conduction?
Divide the difference between the proximal and distal stim sites by the proximal latency minus the distal latency
Your patient is considering purchasing an inversion device for her back pain. Which of the following medical problems would preclude her use of this device?
A patient fell from a tree stand while deer hunting 3 months ago and they now have no recorded electrical nerve conduction along the right radial nerve distal to the sub clavicle space. They most likely have a nerve injury classified as:
Which of the following is an appropriate guideline regarding the patient's response to traction?
The patient should not have an increase in symptoms during or after traction.
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