The Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) is an excellent diagnostic and screening test.
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Provocation Tests On occur, we are faced with individuals who present with a signs or symptoms that are inconsistent. It may be hard to determine if they are experiencing severe pain, non-organic signs, or are if there is magnification of the condition. The Waddell’s sign, Hoover …
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The combination of mechanism of injury, clinical signs and symptoms, as well as a positive labral test will help identify a labral concern.
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The Canadian Spine Rules and the NEXUS Spine Rules provide important algorithms to determine if radiographs are needed.
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When joint hypermobility is bilateral, one needs to explore systemic issues. Connective tissue disorders may be a contributing factor. The Beighton tests can help assess the magnitude of joint laxity.
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