Sharing a Clinical Problem-Solving Scenario Many times I find myself in situations where I wish I could record an athlete/client interaction because of the opportunity for it to be a teachable moment. Students and novice practitioners could benefit from seeing the clinical …
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Arthrometers Provide Objective Data in Orthopedics Orthopedics is about precision. Decisions should be based on objective data. In the 1980’s, Med Metrics Corp. Inc. developed a knee arthrometer called the KT1000. For …
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Although knee mobilizations are relatively easy, quantifying millimeters of motion is not a something we should take for granted.
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When are Knee Radiographs Recommended? When evaluating injuries to the knee it is usually helpful to know something about the mechanism of injury, the environment, and the footwear. The timing/location of the pain and the timing/magnitude of the swelling can yield valuable information about the injury. We …
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Although the patellofemoral joint is not a true articulation, is serves a very important purpose. As the largest sesamoid bone in the body, it forms the least congruent joint in the body.
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