Ortho-5-dpt-cairo Uni. Achilles Tendinosis

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Ortho-5-dpt-cairo Uni. Achilles Tendinosis

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Before its insertion on calcaneus, achilles tendon twists to insert its soleus part laterally.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Achilles tendon anatomically measures up to 15 cm length.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Gastrocnemius and soleus symmetrically contribute to originate the Achilles tendon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Achilles tendon begins its junction at the lower third of calf.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    We can briefly describe any Achilles tendopathology  as a micro-intratenon tear. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Paratenon sheath separates the soleus fibers from the gastrocnemius fibers. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Paratendenitis is marked by a wheezing sound during ankle dorsiflexion and planterflexion. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Retro-calcaneal and subcutaneous bursae functionally positioned to separate the Achilles tendon from the calcaneus bone. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    To evaluate retro-calcaneal bursitis, the therapist must apply a deep downward pressure towards the calcaneus bone posteriorly. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Achilles insertional tendinitis is a chronic inflammation tendopathology.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Achilles tendonsis, caused by repetitive micro-tears in the the Achilles tendon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Achilles tendonsis, is an acute sudden injury to the calcaneal tendon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Tendinosis, as a term refers to a chronic repetitive small injuries in a tendon which have failed to heal properly over time.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Considering the overuse factor in the etiology of the Achilles tendinosis, the patient experiences a heel pain the most, during eccentric contraction of the calf muscles during landing or during being stressed at the late midstance phase of the gait.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Achilles tendinosis, is a chronic inflammatory process.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Achilles tendinosis, is a chronic process of repetitive erosions. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Achilles tendinosis pain is proportionally increased with elevated concentration of the inflammatory mediators.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Achilles tendinosis pain is proportionally increased with elevated concentration of excitatory neurotransmitters and glutamate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Limited success with treatment strategies aimed solely at reducing inflammation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Midfoot valgus, is a predisposing factor of Achilles tendenosis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Gastroc, soleus shortening, forefoot varus and rear foot valgus, are considered as extrinsic predisposing factors of the Achilles tendinosis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Running mechanics, running and training surfaces & type and fit of the foot wear, are considered as extrinsic predisposing factors of the Achilles tendinosis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Effusion at the point which the Achilles tendon inserted into, is the most distinctive sign of Achilles tendinosis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Achilles tendinosis characterized by limited dorsiflexion due to structural degenerative changes of the Achilles tendon. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Achilles tendon thickening due to increased collagen deposition is a sign of tendon regeneration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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