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-...
A Reflective Analysis on the Assessment and Management for ankle injury
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...ankle then there would not have been such swelling and the pain he was experiencing. Ankle sprain results from two situations; The inversion injury whereby the ankle turns inside as the ankle inverse and an injury due to external rotation (Buttaro, Trybulski, & Bailey, 2013 p.887). In order to determine the extent of the injury, which is a categorization the injury in a particular grade, a health practitioner carries out further assessment. There are different types of ankle injury, which a person may suffer, with lateral ankle sprain being the most common. This type of injury results from strain due to rotation of the leg inversely... A Reflective Analysis on the Assessment and Management for ankle...
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... ...
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...
Immediate care of people with non life threatening problems in A and E
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...Ankle joint functions to allow the body to adapt to uneven terrain during ambulation. When there is failure to compensate for uneven footing, ankle injury occurs (Young, 2008). Other risk factors for ankle sprains include flat feet, high arched feet, previous history of ankle sprain or ankle injury (PDRhealth, n.d.). Rarely, ankle injury may occur due to excessive eversion and dorsiflexion. This leads to damage to the medial ligament complex (Wolfe, Uhl & Mccluskey, 2001). Most of the ankle injuries are sprains (almost 75%). The most often damaged ligaments are the lateral stabilizing ligaments, which include the anterior talofibular, calcaneofibular... Assignment: Concept mapping: Ankle Injury...
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 and related risks conditions assessment and management reflective analysis. GIBBS model of reflective analysis is a model of choice since it links the trainee nurses to their nursing practice, supervisors and their patients providing a systematic reflective of all the procedures and processes that were conducted in my nursing practice. For confidentiality and privacy of my nursing training experience, the name of the client, health facility, and the location has been made anonymous based on the reflective analysis for nurses’ survival in the word (Richards & Edwards, 2012). Ankle sprains are the most common sporting and UCC injuries anatomically... . Nice. (2012). Clinical...
Treatment of a soft tissue ankle injury Grade 1 and Grade 2
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...ankle injury. Many soft tissue injuries are commonly treated through simple interventions without surgery. Surgery is not indicated except to correct the most severe injuries. Soft injuries involve different range of tissue injuries from ankle tissue sprains to muscular and tendon injuries. The treatment of these injuries commonly involves interventions aimed at restoring full range of functionality to these tissues. The fundamental symptoms of these injuries include swelling, pain and stiffness, which commonly result in limited mobility. Epidemiology of the condition has indicated that these common issues can easily... TREATMENT OF SOFT TISSUE ANKLE INJURY TREATMENT OF SOFT TISSUE ANKLE INJURY...
The Influence of Knowledge Skills in Conveying Patient to Hospital
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...ankle indeed has special feature of the human body. When an ankle sprains it is important to carry out a detailed assessment based on the history and patient assessment to make the right decision on whether to convey to hospital or not. One of the best and commonly used assessments for ankle sprain is the Ottawa Ankle Rules (Stiell et al 2008). Ottawa Ankle Rules are simple guidelines put in place by the National Health Service to help emergency physicians in making decisions on whether to use radiography for patients with ankle injuries. These guideline are instrumental towards reducing the use of radiography on ankles, the time wasted in waiting... College: The influence of knowledge skills in...
Sports Injury
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...Ankle Injury: Ankle sprains usually occur when the foot is forcefully inverted when the ankle is plantar flexed; in this position the bony structure allows only minimal stability, the leverage is maximal, and the anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL), which is the weakest component of the lateral ligament of the ankle, is taut and exposed to injury. The degree of injury depends on the force exerted and on the range of abnormal motion that is enforced on the ankle. The force could be modified... Effects of weight bearing exercise following ankle injury in Football players INTRODUCTION: Football is a popular sport played throughout the world with many participants, this is importa...
A Speech About Tennis Shoes
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...ankle sprains. There are tennis shoes of different weights, comfort levels and costs available to tennis players and it is always to go for the light weight shoes if it satisfies all other requirements (Brown xiv). Therefore it is understood that different types of tennis shoes are available in order to suit specific purposes. Special tennis shoes are available even for kids to play tennis. Specially designed shoes for tennis facilitate balanced and easy sideways movement for the feet and exertion of lesser force on the joints. Tennis players can make a choice among the large... ?A speech about tennis shoes Respected Chair, distinguished guests of the day, and my dear friends, As you all know, Tennis is...
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...
Sports Medicine Research Paper
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...ankle sprains, knee, and shoulder dislocations, ankle injuries such as ACL, meniscus and rotator cuff. Institutions are collaborating to come up with ingenious solutions to dilemmas that combat the science of sport. An example is the collaboration between the multi-center orthopedic outcomes network, UI sports medicine team, Vanderbilt university, Washington university... Sports Medicine Sports medicine is a scientific branch of medicine that deals with the principles relating to the art and science of sports and it majorly deals with diagnosis of sports injury, its treatment, prevention and sports training which include: sports psychology, nutrition and workouts. Team physicians have been employed for...
How Engineering improve the safety of dangerous sports
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...ankle sprains, ligament damage and even concussions in case of heavy falling. The foot wear used in ice skating are safer now and baseball and hockey players have more secure helmets to protect their heads from being hit. Engineers are now trying to develop a big wave vest which will improve the safety of surfers as when the vest is fully inflated can enable the surfer to swim in case of an accident during... HOW ENGINEERING IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF DANGEROUS SPORTS affiliation Abstract Ways in which engineering has improved safety in high risk sports was discussed. Examples of those dangerous sports were given a...
Injury prediction and prevention screening in sport
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...ankle sprains. Literature also indicates that greater strength in the plantar flexors is a predictive element in determining risks for ankle injury. Finally, there is agreement in the literature on the measurement of postural sway being an effective predictive test for ankle injuries. In general therefore, the screening tools indicated above can be used by medical staff and coaches in the screening of athletes. The review nevertheless suggests the need to carry out more prospective studies, a larger population of athletes studied over... Injury Prediction and Prevention Screening in Sport Literature Review One of the major challenges which athletes face is the injuries which they may encounter in the ...
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...
Correct Positioning of the Foot and Ankle
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...sprained ankle, the three views that are typically used are the AP, lateral and external oblique images. This allows for a complete view of the articulations of the ankle itself, and any subsequent damage that could have been caused to the ligaments as a result of the sprain itself. With pain originating from the arch of the foot itself, the AP, lateral and internal oblique images would be used, providing not only a complete view of the arch itself, but also providing the necessary data... Correct Positioning for a Three View Examination of the 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...
Compare and contrast sprains and strains
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...Sprains and Strains: Comparison and Contrast Sprain and strain are both tissue injuries, theformer refers to ligament (connects bones to other bones) injuries while the latter is an injury to a muscle (tissue that allows body to move) or tendon (attaches the muscles to bone) (Wedro 1). The muscles in the body can shorten or elongate depending on the movement. The muscle works in coordination with the tendon to make a range of movements. Overstretching of the muscle or tendon can result to strain that makes the fibers lose their capability to contract. Sprain can result from a single strenuous activity or repetitious motion which can occur on the muscle, the tendon, and the muscle and tendon... ID No....
Sprains and Strains: Comparison and Contrast
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...Sprains and Strains: Comparison and Contrast Sprain and strain are both tissue injuries, theformer refers to ligament (connects bones to other bones) injuries while the latter is an injury to a muscle (tissue that allows body to move) or tendon (attaches the muscles to bone) (Wedro 1). The muscles in the body can shorten or elongate depending on the movement. The muscle works in coordination with the tendon to make a range of movements. Overstretching of the muscle or tendon can result to strain that makes the fibers lose their capability to contract. Sprain can result from a single strenuous activity or repetitious motion which can occur on the muscle, the tendon, and the muscle and tendon... ID No....
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...
Creating conflict
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...sprains his ankle. Battered and torn, he is determined not to disappoint the love of his life. He quickly looks through his pockets for his wallet. Unfortunately he has left it on his locker room together with the necklace he had bought... Creating conflict Scenario one Jack walked into the park majestically to get a smoke. He spots a beautiful lady seated in a secluded bench in the park. The lady is Leah. She is on a break from work and needs air herself. Jack grabs an opportunity to speak to her. He takes a seat next to her looks at her and smiles. She does not smile back and gives him a cold stare. Jack is perplexed by her hostility and looks away into the sky. He removes a packet of cigarette from...
Soccer Injures
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...sprains. These are the most common soccer injuries, which occur in the field. Although this is a minor injury... Soccer Injures Soccer is a popular European football game style, which is very popular around the world. Unlike the known American football, two opponent teams made of eleven players each play Soccer, and it is played without employing the use of arms. It is the most popular sport in the world and it is growing very fast in America. According to statistics, around 8 million Americans play or participate in European soccer (Noble and Hesdorffer 273). As a sport, soccer helps its players to improve on their balance, agility, sense of teamwork and coordination. Besides this, many consider it an...
Crusiate Ligaments Sprain
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...SPRAINS Introduction The knee joint is a complex structure that is susceptible to a variety of injuries through an individual's routine participation in athletic activities both professionally as well as on a normal fitness level and it is not limited to any particular age group although in some cases of older individuals it may be due to a degenerative process such as arthritis (Chester Knee Clinic). According to the Seattle Orthopaedic Fracture Clinic, a sprain is a term that refers to a partial or complete tear of ligament matter. In minor or low-grade sprains only a few fibres are torn and though there is pain, there isn't much instability from a loose ligament. However... CRUCIATE LIGAMENT SPRAINS ...
Foot Orthotics
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...sprains. Valmassy (1996) also states that those with an uncompensated rearfoot varus, partially compensated rearfoot varus, flexible forefoot valgus or a rigid forefoot valgus can also cause lateral ankle instability. (Valmassy, R.L., 1996, p75) It is important that you wear your foot orthoses for short... 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 ankle bones to...
Anatomy in MRI (Magnetic resonance imaging)
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...sprain of the lateral ankle? Ans- Acute sprain of ankle often injures anterior talofibular ligament and calaneofibular ligament. 20. What is meant by the term "redundant capsule"? Ans- Shoulder joint capsule is called redundant capsule when the shoulder capsule is excessively big making joint instable inside. Section 2 1. What is the significance of a cruciate ligament cyst... 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, ankle and knee joint. 2. Name 2 regions in the...
Muscle Strain and Repair
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...sprain knee or ankle when walking or exercising on an uneven surface. A sprain also may occur when one land awkwardly, either at the end of a jump or while pivoting during an athletic activity. Poor conditioning: Lack of conditioning leave muscles weak and more likely to sustain injury. Poor technique: The way when one land from a jump for example, when skiing or practicing martial arts may affect risk of injury to a ligament in knee called the anterior cruciate ligament ACL. Landing with an inward rotation at the knee "knock-kneed" position predispose one to an ACL sprain. Fatigue: Tired muscles are less likely to provide good support for the joints. When one is tired, one... Muscle Strain and Repair A ...
Comparing Four Layer with Two Layer and Short Stretch Compression Bandaging in the Management of Chronic Venous Leg Ulceration
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...ankle. It is found to have a more common existence and development in people of old age and women. Approximately, 1 in 50 people develop a venous leg ulcer at some stage in life. The clinical features of chronic leg ulcer include a sunken, asymmetrically... Topic: Comparing Four Layer with Two Layer and Short Stretch Compression Bandaging in the Management of Chronic Venous Leg Ulceration Introduction Chronic Venous Leg - Cause, features, and treatment options An ulcer holds its area of presence in the area of the skin, which has broken down, and the underlying tissue is exposed. The most common forms of ulcers are the venous leg ulcers. The occurrence of the venous leg ulcers is mostly just above the ank...
Prevalence of lower back pain in professional and amateur golfers
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...Ankle Injury and Ankle Sprain in Sports. Sports Medicine. 37, 73-94. CABRI, J., SOUSA, J. P., KOTS, M., & BARREIROS, J. (2009). Golf-related injuries: A systematic review. European Journal of Sport Science. 9, 353-366. JAFFE, M., TARCY, B., & BRIZZIE, R. (2006). Play golf forever: treating low back pain & improving your golf swing through fitness. Indianapolis, IN, Literary Architects. JAFFE, M., DO. (2010). Play golf forever: treating low back pain & improving your golf swing through fitness. [S.l.], Authorhouse. JAFFE, M. D. O., TARCY, B., & BRIZZIE, R. (2005). Play golf forever: treating low back pain & improving your golf swing through...
Medical & social needs of homecare clients
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...ankle, knee, feet, wrist, hip, hands, back, spine, neck and shoulder. Elderly have... ?Essay Inserts His/Her Inserts Grade Inserts (11 12, Outline Introduction 2. Basic physical and emotional needs of clients 3. Recognizing the role of HHA 4. Relating client and family rights to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs 5. Culture, lifestyle and life experiences 6. Common reactions to illness/disability 7. Description of basic body functions and changes that should be reported 8. Diseases and disorders common in the healthcare clients 9. Common emotional and spiritual needs 10. Conclusion Medical and social needs of Homecare Clients. 1. Introduction. Home health aide has a role of assisting the client and family in...
Effects of Ergonomics and Health and Safety on Employee Productivity in Hotels
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...sprained ankle; and (2) conditions due to exposure to a repeated type of physical activity, resulting in, soreness... ?Productivity Productivity is very important for nations, industries and organisations because the productivity of organisations and industries as a whole helps to improve the national economy and improve the standard of living in general. Therefore efforts are being made world-wide to increase productivity in various industries. This dissertation will discuss methods of improving productivity in the hotel industry. Improving productivity is largely based on reducing excess work. Excess work can be reduced by paying attention ergonomics and health and safety. The current economic climate...
The effects of ergonomics, health and safety on productivity in hotels
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...sprained ankle; and (2) conditions due to exposure to a repeated type of physical activity, resulting in, soreness from inflamed tendons or ligaments. Lengthy exposure to a repeated physical activity... ?CHAPTER Productivity: Productivity is highly significant for nations, industries and organisations because the output of organisations and industries as a whole helps to improve national economy and improve the standard of living in general. Therefore, efforts are being made world-wide to increase productivity in various industries. This dissertation will discuss methods of improving productivity in the hotel industry. Improving productivity is largely based on reducing excess work and eliminating...
Jane Austen: Life And Writings
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...sprains her ankle and is rescued by the handsome and dashing John Willoughby, who stays nearby with his relation Mrs. Smith (she owns property he will inherit). Marianne and Willoughby seem to be in love and Elinor criticizes her excess openness and lack of reserve. Brandon seems also to have an interest in Marianne but he is disparaged by Willoughby and Marianne-- Elinor... JANE AUSTEN: Life And Writings Introduction Art imitates life, it is said, and a work of art is often judged according to how artistically it records the vagaries and vanities, the comicality and contradictions, the angst and occasional animalism of living. This thesis will thus seek to evaluate the literary works of Jane Austen as ...
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...
Anterior cruciate ligament injury
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...sprains which can be graded depending on the severity of the sprain (Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries; Hyde and Gengenbach, 114-118). Sprains of Grade I – This is the case when the damage to the ligament is mild in nature... Sur Anterior cruciate ligament injury Introduction: Anterior cruciate ligament injury represents one of the most common injuries of the knee. This injury is more common among athletes that take part in sports such as soccer, football, and basketball. Surgery may be required in case of such injuries, depending on the severity of the injury (Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries). The Injury: Mechanism of the Injury – When ligaments are injured, they are considered as sp...
Management - Build alternative courses of action for your problem/risk/opportunity statement
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...sprains. The problem viewed from the dimension of the employees takes care of their safety and health. The alternatives available to companies are to provide opportunities for workers... Alternative of Action Relationship between workplace activities and work-related injuries The attention of the management is significant in ensuring that work place safety and health of employees stabilizes. However, Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) believe that troubles of many grocery stores gives a basis for providing solutions for protection of workers (Ajzen, 2007). The objective of the study is to establish the relationship between workplace activities and the development of back injuries and...
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...
Management - Analyze your options with K-T analysis [sap22]
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...sprains. The problem viewed from the dimension of the employees takes care of their safety and health. The alternatives available to companies are to provide opportunities for workers to work in a protected environment. Using the K-T Technique The K-T technique enables the grocery... Using K-T Techniques Using K-T Techniques to generate New Ideas K-T problem analysis technique identifies five basic stages such as defining, describing, determining the likely causes, testing the most feasible cause and verification of the true cause (Ratner, 2010). K-T is ordinarily a problem solving approach based on data, logic and research, but not intuitive. It borrows on the historical ingenuity and knowledge of many ...
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 sprain can cause the injured joint to become arthritic in the future. According to Cotran et al, (1994)"...RA is triggered by exposure of an immuno-genetically susceptible host to an arthritogenic microbial antigen". Heredity, or the genes from the parents, may be a determining factor in who gets rheumatoid arthritis. Roth explains that this "genetic predisposition appears to be related to the histocompatibility genetic marker HLA-DR4, especially in those patients who maintain high titers of immunoglobulin M (IgM) rheumatoid factor" (1994). According to Kumar and Clark (1998... RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic autoimmune disease that causes chronic inflammation of the...
Management - use TRIZ technique to generate new ideas [sap5]
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...sprains. The problem viewed from the dimension of the employees takes care of their safety and health. The alternatives available to companies are to provide opportunities for workers to work in a protected environment. Using the TRIZ Technique TRIZ technique enables the grocery stores to value the quality of work from employees by investing on their health insurance and welfare. The company can invest in ergonomics and product liability where... ?Using TRIZ Techniques Using TRIZ Techniques to generate New Ideas TRIZ is ordinarily a problem solving approach based on data, logic, and research, but not intuition. It borrows on the historical ingenuity and knowledge of many project managers and engineers 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...
Wrist sprain of palmar ligaments-hyperextension injury (Tennis)
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...sprain of palmar ligaments-hyperextension To comprehend wrist sprain of palmar ligaments, it is important to explain what the term sprain means. According to Hertling and Kessler (2006), the word sprain is incorporated in sports health when individuals who have at one time experienced a slight shock or strain experience pain on the wrist. The identification of this condition is involves elimination. To effectively identify this condition, medical practitioners must have to eliminate certain conditions such as ruptures or breakage of the bone, shocking and painful volatility, as well as ripping of tendons. Incidents of individuals... ? Wrist Pain of Palmar Ligaments-Hyperextension Injury (Tennis) Wrist...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Bones
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...ankles, shoulders, elbows, and feet. Ligaments are connecting tissues that attach one bone to another or muscles to other structures in the body. Even though both... Bones: Tendons, Ligaments, and Bursa Due . Differences between the Anatomic Location and Purpose of Tendons, Ligaments, and Bursa Staying connected to our bodies’ calls for gaining knowledge about the different tissues that help to hold us together. Bursae (in plural) are fluid-filled sacs of adipose tissues that act as a gliding surface to reduce friction between proprioceptive tissues (Benjamin et al., 2006). Empirical studies conducted by Shaw, Santer, Watson, and Benjamin (2007) revealed that the existence of a variety of sensory nerve e...
Youth and Interschool Sport Injuries
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...Sprains, strains and fractures were found to be the most common football-related injury treated in emergency departments from 1990 to 2007; and, fractures... of Paper Football is currently one of the most popular youth sports in the United s, even thoughit has a high rate of injury; and, between 1990 and 2007, football-related injuries rose 26.5% (Nation et al. 2011). One study that was done on the subject is described in the article titled, “Football-Related Injuries Among 6- to 17-Year-Olds Treated in US Emergency Departments, 1990-2007” (Id.). Prior research estimated that the US has between 300,000 and 1.2 million injuries annually that are related to football (Shankar et al., 2007). Since the...
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