MSK T4b Quiz 2

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  • 1. 
    The test shown will bias the _____ nerve.
    • A. 

      Median

    • B. 

      Ulnar

    • C. 

      Radial

    • D. 

      Musculocutaneous

    • E. 

      Long thoracic

  • 2. 
    A reasonable amount of time for symptoms to resolve following the use of a neural tension test as a treatment method is:
    • A. 

      2-3 seconds

    • B. 

      15-30 seconds

    • C. 

      2-3 minutes

    • D. 

      2-3 days

  • 3. 
    The ulnar nerve should be ruled out as a source of symptoms when there is suspicion of:
    • A. 

      De Quervain's

    • B. 

      Lateral epicondylitis

    • C. 

      Medial epicondylitis

    • D. 

      Carpal tunnel syndrome

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a FALSE statement regarding the use of neural mobilization techniques?
    • A. 

      The techniques can be used as self-care

    • B. 

      The techniques can be used to prevent adhesion development after an injury

    • C. 

      It is normal to have signs of vascular compromise while using these techniques

    • D. 

      These techniques are contraindicated in the presence of spinal cord injury

    • E. 

      These techniques should be avoided in the presence of acute/irritable neurological signs.

  • 5. 
    Brachial plexus compression by the pectoralis minor is most likely to be symptomatic with:
    • A. 

      Ipsilateral neck rotation

    • B. 

      Reaching overhead

    • C. 

      Contralateral neck rotation

    • D. 

      Wrist extension

  • 6. 
    Which muscle should NOT be lengthened when the plexus is compressed by a depressed clavicle:
    • A. 

      Sternal fibres of pectoralis major

    • B. 

      Upper trapezius

    • C. 

      Clavicular fibres of pectoralis major

    • D. 

      Pectoralis minor

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT a cause of carpal tunnel syndrome?
    • A. 

      Rheumatoid arthritis of the radiocarpal joint

    • B. 

      Boney callus from a wrist fracture

    • C. 

      Adhesions between the median nerve and pronator teres muscle

    • D. 

      Tendinitis of the extrinsic finger flexor muscles

    • E. 

      Water retention resulting from pregnancy

  • 8. 
    Treatment for a client with carpal tunnel syndrome is most likely to involve:
    • A. 

      Myofascial/connective tissue techniques at the extensor retinaculum of the wrist

    • B. 

      Deep transverse frictions applied to the median nerve in the carpal tunnel

    • C. 

      Mobilization of the ulnar nerve through the carpal tunnel

    • D. 

      Myofascial/connective tissue techniques applied to the flexor retinaculum of the wrist

    • E. 

      Muscle stripping the flexor carpi radialis

  • 9. 
    Which of the following can cause pain that may be described as sciatica?
    • A. 

      Lumbar nerve root irritation

    • B. 

      Piriformis syndrome

    • C. 

      Gluteus minimus trigger point

    • D. 

      A & B

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    A client with neural tension symptoms aggravated by shoulder depression likely has:
    • A. 

      Carpal tunnel syndrome

    • B. 

      Anterior scalene syndrome

    • C. 

      Pectoralis minor syndrome

    • D. 

      Costoclavicular syndrome

    • E. 

      Cubital tunnel syndrome

  • 11. 
    Foot overpronation can cause piriformis syndrome.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Neurological symptoms in posterior thigh are common with piriformis syndrome.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    When performing a straight leg raise neural tension test, which of the following is TRUE?
    • A. 

      Ankle dorsiflextion with inversion places more tension on the tibial tract

    • B. 

      Hip adduction and internal rotation increases tension on the sciatic nerve

    • C. 

      Plantar flexion with eversion places tension on the common peroneal tract

    • D. 

      All of the above are true

    • E. 

      None of the above are true

  • 14. 
    Which of the following can contribute to the development of thoracic outlet syndrome?
    • A. 

      Muscular hypertrophy

    • B. 

      Postural dysfunction

    • C. 

      Congenital abnormalities

    • D. 

      A & B

    • E. 

      All of the above are contributing factors to TOS

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