Orthopedics 1

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Orthopedics 1

For physical therapy students. Includes part of examination, fractures, OA, and spinal surgeries.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A stress fracture is an example of a macroscopic injury because it is caused by repetitive strain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What is meant by the great race of tissue healing?
  • 3. 
    Repair is hte process of replacing original tissue with like tissue.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Sequence the following from fastest healing to slowest healing and state what factor is the most important.
  • 5. 
    What differentiates a tendinitis from a tenosynovitis?
    • A. 

      A tenosynovitis involves a synovial sheath.

    • B. 

      A tendinitis does not have an active inflammatory process.

    • C. 

      They are the same.

    • D. 

      A tenosynovitis affects only tendons of the upper extremity.

  • 6. 
    Choose the appropriate parameters for a transverse friction massage in treating tendinitis:
    • A. 

      3/10 intensity, 4x/week, 10 minutes, 3 weeks

    • B. 

      5/10 intensity, 3x/week, 4-5 minutes, 1-2 weeks

    • C. 

      3/10 intensity, 3x/week, 4-5 minutes, 1-2 weeks

    • D. 

      5/10 intensity, 4x/week, 10 minutes, 3 weeks

  • 7. 
    Write the Modified Blazina staging for tendopathy.
  • 8. 
    When treating a patient with a microscopic injury, there are two things we can do to help the patient get better: we can _____________________ by _______________________ or we can _________.
  • 9. 
    A patient comes to you with articular cartilage pathology at the knee. The patient has chondral fibrillations that are about 1.55 mm. What Outerbridge classification applies to this patient?
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      II

    • C. 

      III

    • D. 

      IV

  • 10. 
    Intervention is driven by:
    • A. 

      Acuity

    • B. 

      Time

  • 11. 
    What is Davis' law?
    • A. 

      Bone applies to the stresses placed upon it.

    • B. 

      In order for Osteogenesis to occur, we must apply 60% of the tolerable stresses.

    • C. 

      Soft tissue applies to the stresses placed upon it.

    • D. 

      The stress-strain curve is shifted to the left when we apply forces.

  • 12. 
    When we are training, we should follow what rule to avoid overloading the musculoskeletal system?
    • A. 

      5%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      7%

    • D. 

      14%

  • 13. 
    Muscle can be inhibited by pain, termed neurogenic, or by swelling, called arthogenic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is not true about the likelihood to develop RSD?
    • A. 

      UE > LE

    • B. 

      Women > Men

    • C. 

      #1 cause is fracture

    • D. 

      Non-work injury > work injury

  • 15. 
    Same force is termed:
    • A. 

      Isometric

    • B. 

      Isotonic

    • C. 

      Isokinetic

  • 16. 
    What are the two best barometers of intensity?
  • 17. 
    How often should we see a subacute patient?
    • A. 

      Daily

    • B. 

      2-3 x/week

    • C. 

      1x/week

  • 18. 
    Where is the most common fracture location of the proximal humerus?
    • A. 

      Anatomical Neck

    • B. 

      Lesser tuberosity

    • C. 

      Greater tuberosity

    • D. 

      Surgical neck

  • 19. 
    Neer's classification is based on the following structures, except:
    • A. 

      Greater tuberosity

    • B. 

      Surgical neck

    • C. 

      Head

    • D. 

      Lesser tuberosity

    • E. 

      Proximal Shaft

  • 20. 
    Neer's is classified based on displacement >_____ and angulation > _____.
    • A. 

      1 cm, 45 degrees

    • B. 

      2 cm, 30 degrees

    • C. 

      1 cm, 30 degrees

    • D. 

      1.5 cm, 45 degrees

    • E. 

      None of these are correct

  • 21. 
    About ____ % of proximal humerus fractures are classified as Neer 1-part.
    • A. 

      75%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      80%

    • D. 

      25%

  • 22. 
    Neurovascular injuries are likely to occur with all of the following except one:
    • A. 

      Anterior dislocation

    • B. 

      Inferior dislocation

    • C. 

      Posterior dislocation

    • D. 

      4-part fracture

  • 23. 
    The following are all reasons to do a hemiarthroplasty, except:
    • A. 

      2 part fracture in the elderly

    • B. 

      3 part fracture in the elderly

    • C. 

      4 part fracture

    • D. 

      Head splitting

  • 24. 
    Which is not true of primary healing?
    • A. 

      Least common.

    • B. 

      External callus formation.

    • C. 

      Compression plates used.

    • D. 

      Early motion is possible.

  • 25. 
    Which is not a sign of ischemia?
    • A. 

      Puffiness

    • B. 

      Paralysis

    • C. 

      Pinkness

    • D. 

      Pain

    • E. 

      Pulselessness