Ankle strain
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...Ankle Sprain Introduction Ankle is a joint in the lower limb which is formed by fibula, tibia and talus. Its purpose is to facilitate dorsiflexion and plantar flexion of the foot. The medial bony prominence of the ankle is called the medial malleolus and is formed by the tibia while the lateral malleolus is formed by the fibula. The joint’s stability is maintained by various ligaments and the arrangement of the bones. The ligaments on the lateral side of the ankle are anterior talo-fibular ligament, calcaneo-fibular ligament and the posterior talo-fibular ligament. The ligament on the medial side is the deltoid ligament (actually a ligament complex). Instability to the joint occurs... Case discussion-...
Ankle syndesmotic injuries
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...Ankle Syndesmosis Injuries Introduction Ankle syndesmosis injuries or high ankle sprains manifests as asprain in the ankle with ligaments in the ankle joints injured. This type of injury causes much pain and swelling (Cluett, 2005). Among athletes, it often causes much incapacity and a delayed return to strenuous exertions and activities. This paper shall review all aspects of ankle syndemosis injury with a focus on its epidemiology, diagnosis, physical exam, radiology, nonsurgical management and surgical management. This study is being conducted in order to establish a comprehensive and scholarly understanding of the subject matter. Discussion Epidemiology Ankle syndesmosis injuries... ...
Management of ankle fracture
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...Ankle Fracture Ankle fracture also universally referred to as a broken ankle experiencedwhen one or more bones, which comprise the ankle joint gets broken. Ankle fractures affect people of different ages. Gumann (2010) asserts that in the past 30-40 years, physicians have recognized an elevation in the number of ankle fractures, as a result of a very active and aged population. Generally, broken ankles are becoming a matter of concern and need arises for much emphasis on matters concerning it and its prevention methods. This essay seeks to avail ample information concerning ankle fractures and issues regarding its management. According to most epidemiologists, ankle fractures have... Management of...
Ankle syndesmotic injuries
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...Ankle Syndesmosis Injuries Introduction Ankle syndesmosis injuries or high ankle sprains manifests as asprain in the ankle with ligaments in the ankle joints injured. This type of injury causes much pain and swelling (Cluett, 2005). Among athletes, it often causes much incapacity and a delayed return to strenuous exertions and activities. This paper shall review all aspects of ankle syndemosis injury with a focus on its epidemiology, diagnosis, physical exam, radiology, nonsurgical management and surgical management. This study is being conducted in order to establish a comprehensive and...
Correct Positioning of the Foot and Ankle
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...Ankle and of the Foot The correct positioning for a three view examination of the ankle and of the foot is “essential to the surgeon for the diagnosis and treatment of multiple lower extremity conditions including fractures, neoplasms, arthritides, deformities, and infections” (Jones &Younger, 2013). Due to the essential nature of these positions for diagnosis, it is imperative to accurately and correctly identify those extremity positions. The standard projections of the foot and ankle include the “anteroposterior, lateral, internal oblique, and external oblique views” (Jones & Younger, 2013). These four positions are all that are needed... Correct Positioning for a Three View Examination of the Ankle...
Stress distribution in the ankle joint, Ideal requirement for ankle arthroplasty
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...ankle joint, discuss whether the ideal requirements of a total ankle replacement system have been met in any of the current designs. Introduction The functional anatomy of the ankle joint fosters in normal condition a plantigrade and bipedal ambulation. In normal condition, the ankle joint acts as a functional unit with the respective subtalar joint. During different phases of gait, the intact ankle joint is anatomically and mechanically suited to efficiently dissipate compressive, rotatory, and shear forces of impact and motion while simultaneously adapts to ground reaction forces resultant... from weight bearing. These can be facilitated by anatomic factors such as large articular contact...
A Reflective Analysis on the Assessment and Management for ankle injury
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...ANKLE INJURY REFLECTION Introduction Ankle injury nursing reflective in healthcare management and assessment is a complex and proactive practice-based and learning procedure that is quite essential in nursing after a procedure. The ankle injury reflective health assessment and management process provides health professionals with opportunities to review their action capacity as they engage in continuous learning from their ankle injured patient interaction experiences. As a Trainee nurse under supervision, I was given an opportunity to reflect back to my past placement events in order to develop emotional responses that...
Treatment of an Ankle Injury with grade 1 and grade 2 soft tissue damage
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...ANKLE INJURY TREATMENT OF SOFT TISSUE ANKLE INJURY Introduction Soft tissues ankle injuries can be defined as injuries which do not constitute fractures of the bones. These injuries only affect the tissues surrounding the ankle. Ankle injuries are extremely common and recurrent problems that face many people in the world today. Ankle sprains are extremely common types of injuries among many sporting individuals and their management is critical to the continuation of sports activities. There are different treatment approaches which can be utilised in the management of these injuries. The approach utilised in the management of the injury is determined following the assessment... TREATMENT OF SOFT TISSUE...
A Reflective Analysis on the Assessment and Management for ankle injury
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...ankle injury Introduction Experience at a urgent care centre (UCC) can be very challenging and at the same time a great opportunity for learning due to the different nature of injuries one encounters. Injuries are classified as major or minor depending on the condition of the patient and the underlying causes. The ankle joint is one of the most important joint in human bodies, as it enables mobility and independence. However it is also one of the most often contused joints in the body especially when it comes to sports people (Walker,2007, p.216). This analysis was carried out by a trainee nurse practitioner. The aim was not only to see... A Reflective Analysis on the Assessment and Management for ankle ...
Treatment of a soft tissue ankle injury Grade 1 and Grade 2
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...ANKLE INJURY TREATMENT OF SOFT TISSUE ANKLE INJURY Introduction Soft tissues ankle injuries can be defined as injuries which do not constitute fractures of the bones. These injuries only affect the tissues surrounding the ankle. Ankle injuries are a recurrent problem around the world today, especially among athletes and sports participants. There are different treatment approaches which can be utilised in the management of these injuries. The approach utilised in the management of the injury depends on the initial assessment. The effectiveness of these interventions is proportional with the effect of the injury on the individual. Assessment of the injury is the determining... TREATMENT OF SOFT TISSUE...
The Influence of Knowledge Skills in Conveying Patient to Hospital
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...ankle injury. The nature of the ankle is complex because of its ability to undergo a wide range of movement flexion, eversion, extension and inversion among other movement .It can transverse the uneven ground through the various movements, can support the full weight of the body especially... College: The influence of knowledge skills in conveying patient to hospital As a paramedic, one is at the disposal of knowledgethat aids him or her in determining which medical condition are worth being treated in hospitals and which ones can be managed from home (Sear & Mani-Babu, 2011). Managing a patient from home can be done through first aid, use of pain killers and other home made remedies. Some of the...
Immediate care of people with non life threatening problems in A and E
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...Ankle Injury Introduction Assimilation of knowledge in medical profession needs lot of learning and memorization. Until and unless the medical professional understands, the learning cannot be fruitful. There are many strategies used to understand concepts in medical profession. One of the strategies is cognitive or concept mapping. This strategy involves principles of educational psychology (All & Havens, 1997) where mind maps are used to allow flow of information. It allows the students to see connections between ideas they already have and connect new ideas to knowledge that they already have (Concept mapping, Texas Teaching; Fonseca, Extremina & Fonseca, 2004). Case... Assignment: Concept mapping:...
Write a narrative or story using 20 medical terms or more...
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...ankle sprained. Observing inflammation on her right ankle and her inability to walk, the physician thought about medical triage to provide her relief and reduce her trauma. Physiologist also wanted to check... Sur Supervisor My Friend and Her Health Issues Introduction For the last few days, one of my friends has symptoms of fatigue and shortness of breath. A week before she had some viral infection leading to diarrhea for which she was prescribed some antibiotics; however, she recovered after that soon. She did get remission from diarrhea; however her family physician asked her to get blood checked in laboratory for parasites, hemoglobin, leukocytes count and cholesterol level. On seeing blood r...
This is a bussiness letter for applying jobs. i just want you to proofread and make sure everything is right
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...Ankle Specialists Of The MID Atlantic LLC 10901 Connecticut Avenue Suite 200 Kensington, MD 20895 Dear Mr./Ms. ________, After having a conversation with one of my classmates, Nguyen Hai Nam, I learned about your office. My classmate shared me his experience working at Foot and Ankle Specialist of the MID Atlantic and I was so impressed with his words. This made me decide to apply as a Business Intern for the current spring semester through summer semester at your company. I desire to work in your good office because I foresee a favorable learning opportunity where I can enhance my skills and abilities as well as apply the knowledge I gained in school and my expereinces. Coming... September 27, Foot And...
Sports Injury
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...ankle injury in Football players INTRODUCTION: Football is a popular sport played throughout the world with many participants, this is important to bear in mind as a background to discussions about the occurrence of football injuries in different situations. According to the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) there are around 200 million licensed players today in a total of 186 countries. Within the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) there are 51 countries represented by over 22 million players (nearly 21 million men and over 1.3 million women) (Jennifer, 2001... per 1000 hours of football activity which also provides valuable...
Reflective
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...ankle and foot injuries in the emergency department, is a big change from what the stakeholders are used to. Any change in general, as we have seen in the literature, is unsettling. Human nature fears and is wary of the unknown. The familiar is comfortable, even if it is not the best arrangement for all parties involved... ? Reflective Diary Table of Contents Reflective Diary 3 References 7 Reflective Diary There are differences and conflicts among the various stakeholders in the change project, all needing to be evaluated, addressed and resolved for all the parties to cooperate and for the change project in general to succeed. For one, the introduction of the new protocol, even if it only covers ankle...
DISCUSS THE AETIOLOGY AND PATHOLOGY OF RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS WITH RESPECT TO ITS PRESENTATION IN THE FOOT
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...ankle. The ankle is usually the last joint to be involved with RA (DynoMed.com, 2000). RA causes inflammation in the lining (synovium) of joints, most often the joints of the feet. The most common symptoms of RA in the foot are pain... RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic autoimmune disease that causes chronic inflammation of the joints. RA is a chronic inflammatory disease that causes pain, stiffness, and swelling in the joints, frequently symmetrical (if one foot has it, the other one will). While rheumatoid arthritis can last for years, patients may experience long periods without symptoms. Typically, rheumatoid arthritis is a progressive illness that has the potential to...
An assignment
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...ankle. The patient is wearing a cervical collar and has a splint on his right leg. Cervical Spine a. Projections Required Cervical Spine: For cervical spine injury the patient should be examined after removal of the cervical collar under medical supervision for the following projections, lateral view, anteroposterior view... Assignment Q1. List and explain the rationale for the general rules of trauma imaging. In the workplace, the radiographers or radiology technicians are required to radiography the trauma patients. This occurs usually in the emergency settings, and consequently, they need to adapt in techniques in order to produce images of high quality for diagnostic use. Usually for trauma...
Use it or Lose it!
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...Ankle Surgeons, 2009). As far as I can remember, my foot was cemented for twelve weeks and I was immobile during the whole time. Reference American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (2009). Bone healing. Retrieved at [http://www.foothealthfacts.org/footankleinfo/Bone_Healing.htm]... Immobility My personal experience about immobility was when I broke my leg when I was still a kid. I broke my leg when I lost control of the bike I was riding. I feel off badly to the point that I broke my leg because the bike was just too big for me and it was going down fast (on a downhill slope). The body system that was affected was my bone in the leg. My kneecap fractured. I remembered that after I fractured or bro...
Analyzing the place kick in tackle football to determine the factors that achieve highest foot velocity at ball impact.
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...ankle Plantarflexion movement of the right ankle The plantarflexors Longitudinal and Transverse Phase: Execution Sequence Order Body Part Articulation and action Muscles Plane and axis of motion 1 Body trunk Rotation stabilization to the right for a right kick psoas major, Abdominals, erector spinae, spinal postural muscles Longitudinal 2 Left shoulder Abduction movement Middle deltoid, anterior deltoid, supraspinatus Sagittal, M-L 3 The Right hip Extension movement Gluteus maximus, hamstring group Transverse 4 The left Hip External rotation with eccentric extension movements The Gluteus med; the gluteus min; the hamstring group... ; the adductor magnus Longitudinal and Transverse 5 The...
Accident Victim Interview Report
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...ankle significantly. His head bled somewhat, but the major injury was in his ankle. He... There are a wide array of places where injuries can occur, but one of the most common ones is the kitchen. There are a huge amount of people moving around, knives everywhere, heavy equipment, along with a wide variety of extremely hot substances that can cause a huge amount of damage. I interviewed a thirty-five year old sous chef (who will be known by the pseudonym Ted throughout this report) who had been working in an upstairs kitchen for a local café/bakery. He has worked in kitchens for the past fifteen years (so had worked for thirteen years at the time of the injury). He has an excellent safety record...
Investigation About Forklift
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...ankle from being involved in an accident. The employee was stuck from behind by a pallet of parts that had been pushed by a forklift, thus crushing her ankle. The forklift operator, David Cox, was operating the forklift when the accident occurred. One witness as per the forklift operator, Bryan Workman was at the accident scene. After the incident the witness, Bryan Workman who was the fellow employee and the operator, David Cox were the only people who were attending to Tina. Cause analysis The main cause that triggered this accident is the parts inspection area does not have marked aisles for the parts nor, does it have any feature except... David...
Discus and Biomechanics
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...Ankle: 20 degree dorsiflexion Right Foot: 3 degrees eversion Left Hip: 20 degrees flexion Left Knee: 20 degrees flexion Left Ankle: 20 degree dorsiflexion Left Foot: 3 degrees eversion Base Support: standing with legs apart, bulging both knees forward at 20... Head: 3 degrees right lateral rotation Neck: 9 degrees Right Flexion Torso: 0 degrees lateral flexion Right Wrist: 31 degrees flexion Right Elbow: 28degrees flexion Right Shoulder: 15degrees extension, 10 degrees lateral flexion Left Wrist: Neutral position Left Elbow: 30 degrees flexion Left Shoulder: 15degrees extension, 10 degrees lateral flexion Waist: 0 degrees rotation Right Hip: 20 degrees flexion Right Knee: 20 degrees flexion Right Ankle: 2...
A Kinematic Analysis of a dominant versus non-dominant leg football kick
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...ankle hips and the knee in soccer kicks at the start of the movement to point of touching the ground, then finally to the ball impact (Mizrahi et al, 2000). 2.2. Angular Velocities Pattern Several studies of soccer-kick biomechanics argue that during at the backswing stage, the angular speed of the thigh very small... Lab Report A Kinematic Analysis of a Dominant Versus Non-dominant Leg Football-kick Introduction In as much as many players in soccer desire to have the ability to use both legs effectively for kicking ball in soccer, many players have one leg dominating the other. Greater percentage of the velocity is produced by the extension of the knee. This demonstrates the fact that stronger motion...
TOWS analysis of the case
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...Ankle Brachial Index - US Preventive Services Task Force. Retrieved 28 May 2015, from http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/RecommendationStatementFinal/peripheral-arterial-disease-pad-and-cvd-in-adults-risk-assessment-with-ankle-brachial-index#consider... PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE al Affiliation) Care for patients who have developed PAD is done through exercise and training, medical therapies and revascularization. Medications can also be used to manage their functions through antihypertensive, anti-cholesterol and smoking cessation. Exercise and training are tertiary actions to prevent PAD (Medscape.com, 2015). There has always been focus on the difference in supervised training...
Photoplethysmography
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...ankle.  “After a period of rest the subject exercises the calf pump by moving the foot up and down at the ankle. The PPG probe measures the reduction in skin blood content that is a result of the pumping action of the calf muscles” (Dodds). The readings at the time of ankle movements and after the ankle movements will be recorded and after the evaluation of these results, the doctor or the pathologist can detect any abnormalities at the lower leg. PPG technique is currently used in many other areas as well. Cardio vascular problems can be detected much earlier with the help of PPG techniques. Most of the cardiovascular problems are detected only at a later stage... Photoplethysmography...
Write a literature review on the reliability of the clinical assessment of the 1st Ray
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...ankle placed at a neutral position, a slight pressure is applied to dorsiflxion just below the first ray metatarsal head, there will be an inferior portion of the first metatarsal brought to the sagittal plane level... The Reliability of the Clinical Assessment of the First Ray Introduction This paper will address the reliability of first ray assessment in the clinical diagnosis of foot problems. The examination of the reliability of first ray assessment will be done by carrying out a review of four peer reviewed articles on the subject matter. The first ray is described as the part of the foot that corresponds to the medial cuneiform, the hallux phalanges and the first metatarsals. It is advisable to...
Civil and Criminal Practice
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...ankle, two fractured ribs and nervous shock. 5. I was told that the driver of the car was a Mr Brian Planet (the Defendant), whose address is 11 Green Street, Sunderland, SR4 822. 1.6. After the accident, I was told that the Defendant was charged by the police and arrested upon test results showing that he was two units over... CIVIL PRACTICE PORTFOLIO PROOF OF EVIDENCE PROOF OF EVIDENCE OF MARK JAMESON My is Mark Jameson and I live at 3, Grange Street, Sunderland, SR4 911. I am 23 years old and my date of birth is 6 March 1985. I am currently employed as a part time barman at the Gold Restaurant & Club. My duties involved serving customers, checking stock and clearing up the bar at close of business. ...
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...ankle injuries and blisters. To further prevent blisters and ensure comfort over long distance, these shoes are lined inside with leather. They are also stiff in order to support the foot firmly. For those intending to mountaineer, their shoes have crampons in addition to the above mentioned features to prevent slipping. Lastly, they are also waterproof for those intending to hike on water-prone surfaces. Athletic shoes as they are commonly called are designed to be fit for different kinds of sports including running, playing tennis and even as gym wear. These shoes have flexible and normally rubber soles with treads all useful for absorbing impact of the ground. Some... ification Essay Affiliation: My...
Paraphrase
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...ankle. Allegations made by Mr. Ratcliff • Sprint was careless as the sub-floor opening was not barricaded, and no warning sign was put to prevent him from accessing the area. • Thus, because of the carelessness of Sprint, he sustained an injury in the left ankle, pain, nervousness, emotional distress, and anxiety of body and mind; which are disabling, progressive... RATCLIFF v. SPRINT MISSOURI, INC. due: Case Bob RATCLIFF (Appellant) v. SPRINT MISSOURI, INC. d/b/a Sprint United Telephone, (Respondent). Location Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District. No. WD 64840 Motion for Rehearing and/or Transfer to Supreme Court Denied May 27, 2008. Application for Transfer Denied September 30, 2008. Advocate for...
Compare and Contrast Michelangelo's David with Bernini's version
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...ankle to his head. There is no mistaking a frown of concentration around his... Compare and Contrast Michelangelo’s David with Bernini’s version. Michelangelo and Bernini both created magnificent sculptures of the Biblical David, They are often compared because Michelangelo’s figure epitomizes the High Renaissance period in art history, while Bernini’s David shows the distinctive features of Baroque art. Michelangelo’s David stands with his weight on one leg, but balanced in such a way that he stands squarely with his body facing forward. There is symmetry in his leg positions, and a slight variation from this in the raising of one arm. David exudes a calm masculine strength through an emphasis on the ...
Derrick Jones, Former Albion Prison Inmate, Wins $312,000 Jury Verdict for Negligent Medical Care
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...ankle, and was misdiagnosed as having sprain. X-ray was not done immediately. The doctors gave him narcotics and crutches. The next day he fell from stairs, but was not given an MRI. The second... Article Critique In his article, David Lohr talks about the negligent behavior of prison correctioners toward the prisoners. Public Health Services Inc., contracted with the State Correctional Institution in Albion, but was not working properly. Derrick Jones and Dennis Austin did not get proper medical care given, and went into lifelong complications. The article discussed two case studies- Derrick Jones and Dennis Austin. Derrick Jones was 41, and was serving prison in a drug-related offence. He broke his an...
Chiropody (podiatry)
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...ankle'. The significance of podiatry can't be overestimated, with disorders of the lower extremities 'among the most widespread and neglected health... Podiatry, or chiropody (the first word is more common of American English, the second of British) may be regarded by some people as just pedicure, treatment for feet and toenails, to make them more comfortable and beautiful. Assuming that it is right would mean underestimation of the science of podiatry. According to the American Podiatric Medical Association, 'podiatry is a field of medicine that strives to improve the overall health and well-being of patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions associated with the foot and ank...
Medical School Personal Statement
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...ankle and knee damage earlier in life. When I was younger... My is Timothy Hover and helping others has been a passion of mine for as long as I can remember. While many might make that claim, I truly strive to live that out in both my personal and professional life. I am driven by compassion and motivation, both in terms of my academic coursework and my zest for life. It is now my desire to take this same passion into a future in the world of medicine. Medicine is the science that works to cure people and make life more fulfilling and enjoyable for all. Being someone that has always wanted to see the pain and suffering in this world be minimized, I see a career in a medical related discipline as my...
Foot Orthotics
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...ankle bones to their neutral position, thereby restoring natural foot function. In turn this helps alleviate problems in other parts of the body" (http://www.foot-orthotics.co.uk). Other terms used for orthoses include inserts, insoles, inlays, supports, and cushions. The three basic types of foot orthoses are pre... Foot Orthotics [The of the appears here] [The of appears here] Introduction By definition, an orthosis is a device that is used to protect, support, or improve function of parts of the body that move. In the field of podiatric orthopedics, the terms orthoses and orthotics are used to describe a wide range of devices that are placed inside the shoe. "Foot Orthotics re-aligns the foot and...
A narrative essay about being in the military.
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...ankle and was causing me considerable pain. However, if I complained and missed a march I could be set back to square one and have to start all over again. With my... Basic Training: Putting the Boot in Boot Camp Basic Training is a nice friendly phrase used to hide the brutality, suffering, and misery inflicted on the young soldiers that are forced to endure Boot Camp. When someone calls for help I answer, and when the government called for volunteers I answered the call by enlisting as a new recruit in the United States Army. I was still enamored by the advertisements of romantic helicopter squads bearing the torch of freedom and warding off evil around the world. However, soon after my arrival at the...
Anatomy in MRI (Magnetic resonance imaging)
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...ankle and knee joint. 2. Name 2 regions in the body where fibro-cartilaginous discs are found Ans- Fibro cartilaginous discs are found at the menisci of knee joint and vertebral column wherein vertebras are connected by fibro-cartilaginous discs. 3. Where does the Subscapularis muscle arise? Ans- Subscapularis muscle arises from the sub scapular fossa on the anterior face of scapula. 4. Where, and via what structure... Fundamental Musculoskeletal Magnetic Resonance Imaging What is a synovial joint? Ans- Synovial jointis a joint in which the opposing bone ends are covered in articular cartilage and separated from each other by a joint cavity containing synovial fluid. E.g. shoulder joint, hip joint,...
Cases for Case Briefs
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...ankle. Wade Nance had positioned himself on a ladder, precisely four to five feet from the floor and was trying to grease a turn-roller machine in the employers paint shop. Another employee unexpectedly activated the machine, causing the employee to fall, injuring his ankle. This was workers compensation appeal that had been submitted... Safety Misconduct: Wade Nance v. Industries (TN Case) due: ing Judge: Allen W. Wallace, Sr. J. Originating Judge: Leonard W. Martin, Chancellor The case of Wade Nance v. State Industries originated from safety misconduct. On June 7, 1998, complainant (Wade Nance) while performing his duties for the employer (State Industries) as a greaser suffered a fractured right ankle...
Clinical journal
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...ankle. The nurse documented unstageable wound. However, during the interview, the guest informed the wound doctor, he sustained the wound because he was hit by the Hoyer lift during transfer from the previous facility. The wound doctor stated that it is not unstageable but a trauma wound... Journal 3/26 My first day at Jefferson was very interesting. I had the opportunity to work along side with my preceptor, a very knowledgeable nurse and detail oriented as well. It was the snow day so staffing was quiet disorganized beginning with the shift. However, the teamwork was excellent, everybody was helping passing trays and feeding. Nightshift volunteers helped getting guest up for breakfast. Administrator ...
MRT
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...ankle strains (Abian-Vicen et. al.), and elbow fractures (MacDermid et. al.). The most impressive aspect of taping is the fact that it seems to have no affect on many aspects of health and performance among people using it. While many medical and therapeutic techniques carry the risk of significant side effect, recent studies have indicated that taping has no affect on either jump or balance tests among trained gymnasts (Abian-Vicen et. al.). Given these results, people who are not participating in sports should notice only very minimal impact... Taping for Treatment of Soft Tissue Injuries Your Taping joints and ligaments has a long history in the field of sports medicine, but is only relatively...
Arches of the foot and mechanism of walking (Normal and abnormal human gait)
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...ankle (talcoural... FOOT AND GAIT Table of Contents INTRODUCTION 4 FOOT ARCHES 4 Longitudinal Arches 6 Medial Longitudinal Arch 7 Lateral Longitudinal Arch 7 Transverse Arch 8 MECHANISM OF WALKING 8 The Six Determinants of Gait Theory 9 The Inverted Pendulum Model 10 Mechanism of Dynamic Walking 13 GAIT 15 NORMAL GAIT 16 ABNORMAL GAIT 17 Musculoskeletal Causes of abnormal gait patterns: 18 Neurological Causes of Abnormal Gait: 20 Conclusion 21 References 22 Bipedalism is a unique ability of the human beings that involves locomotion with the help of two feet along with maintenance of balance. Besides the many joints of the lower limb, the longitudinal and transverse foot arches play a significant role in f...
Surgical Environment Patient Care
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...ankle, and was scheduled to undergo an internal fixation of her fracture. She has been widowed for five years now, has... ?Care of the Patient in the Surgical Environment Introduction Surgery is one of the most delicate medical procedures or interventions patients are often subjected to. This paper now seeks to discuss the importance of effective communication and the maintenance of confidentiality and equality for all individuals within the operating department. It will also discuss the importance of maintaining a secure, safe, and hygienic environment in the operating theatre, and local/national policies used to maintain them. This paper wishes to explain the principles of maintaining the sterility and ...
Certified fitness trainer (Question3)
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...ankle weights, wrist weights, medicine balls and cabled weight stack. The resistance encountered by the user in these kinds of devices do not change and so changes in the musculoskeletal leverage that occurs during an exercise movement are not corrected. Variable resistance devices were developed to change the point of application... Exercise Equipment According to Resistance There are generally four types of exercise equipment. These are constant resistance devices, variable resistance devices, accommodating resistance devices and static resistance devices. The weight or resistance for constant resistance devices do not change (Chandler and Brown). Examples of these devices are the barbell, dumbbell, an...
ORIF of the Tibia and Fibula
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...ankle, fractures with associated nerve or vascular injury, or fractures with associated compartment syndrome (Doherty 1149). Acute compartment syndrome can be caused by increased pressure in a closed fascial space, compromising perfusion of nerves and muscles. The increase in pressure interferes with the blood supply of the tissues inside... ?ORIF of the Tibia and Fibula By Fractures of the tibia and fibula may occur at any age but is most common during adolescence and active adulthood. Among all fractures in the long bones, the highest incidence of nonunion occurs with tibial shaft fractures. In addition, open tibia fracture also has the highest rate of infection. Furthermore, an isolated fracture of...
LASA I.Treatment Plan for Jackie
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...ankle, she lost her sense of social contact, which tampered with her social life. Jackie she cut contact with close friends because she felt that she would be a burden to the family and friends... blend with social institutions and systems. Jackie neglected her talent of playing tennis with friends and working at the front desk, but prefers working at the back office. This shows that Jackie’s emotions have been affected. According to Linley (2009); Jackie’s strength has significantly reduced, before she broke her ankle, Jackie used to enjoy her job at the local home improvement. After the accident Jackie no longer enjoys her job and prefers working at the back office....
Women Empowerment
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...ankle sprains, lower leg strains, and knee dislocation (Caine, et al., 1989; Lindner and Caine, 1990). Commonality of ankle injury was also observed in this study. Even though this paper was focused on back... Discussion Women empowerment in various fields, including sports, had become a trend in different regions of the world. One of the evidences to thisfact is extraordinarily established in the growing number of competitive women in the field of gymnastics as accounted by Marshal, et al., 2007; Kolt and Kirkby, 1999; Richards et al., 2007; and Cain et al., 1989. As a matter of fact, regions and countries such as Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and China already have a well founded women's gymnastics...
Cellulitis
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...ankle. It can be inferred from these findings that there is a rapidly erythematoes spreading... Cellulitis is a condition that can affect the progress of any wound. This paper, responds to a case scenario of Ms. G., a 23-year-old diabetic, who is admitted to the hospital with a cellulitis of her left lower leg. Response to Question 1. Basing on symptoms, signs and laboratory findings, the clinical manifestations that are clear in Ms .G condition case are White blood cell count (WBC 18.3 x 10¹² / L; 80% neutrophils), Wound culture: Staphylococcus aureus, a 1 cm deep and 2 cm diameter, round, yellow-red, open wound above the medial malleolus, and the red leg that extends right from the knee to the ankle. It...
Patient with heart failure
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...ankle edema is caused by the kidney’s response to weakening of heart muscle walls. The muscles are unable to blood effectively. Kidney retains fluids in the form of water and salt and they end up building up in arms, legs, ankles, and feet... Case Study: Patient with Heart Failure Case Study: Patient with Heart Failure Immediate nursing assessment for the patient Nurses should prioritize on identifying the all the possible causes and eventual treatment. The assessment should entail observation of the body temperature, respiratory rate, heartbeat rate, blood pressure of the patient, oxygenation levels throughout the body, urinary output and serial ECGs. #2: Symptoms of congestive heart failure The ankle ...
Heart Disease and Stroke Screening
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...ankle brachial index (ABI), abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening, peak systolic velocity (PSV), heart rhythm electrocardiogram (EKG), mass body index and pressure check in blood at a cost of $50 (Mainlinehealth.org, 2015) The screening tests as per now are very effective and efficient, and I could recommend that everyone does... HEART DISEASE AND STROKE SCREENING affiliation Atherosclerosis is the condition that cause heart attack. It causes plaque to accumulate in arteries that take blood to the heart. On the other hand, stroke comes up when there are difficulties in blood supply to the brain by a blood vessel that has either ruptured or blocked. The key to avoiding cardiovascular disease is...
J CRJ Two Questions, Unit 7
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...ankle, during the time of their probation. The output of the device is monitored by a computer 24 hours a day. The amount of cases that EM is being used for is increasing annually. However, it is expensive to implement and there are concerns that it violates the constitutional rights of the offenders. Home confinement is a method of probation that restricts the activities of offenders. They are able to move about in the community... Unit Seven Questions Electronic Monitoring (EM) is a system that allows for the remote measurement and determination of the location that an offender was at during any time of the day. It involves an electronic device being secured to the individual, often around the ankle,...
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