Exercise 2 Elbow/Forearm Complex Flashcards


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1

Your pt had a fracture of the R humerus with the radial nerve being damaged. What effect would that have on the elbow? On the forearm?

Muscles affected:

  • Tricep brachi
  • brachioradialis
  • ECRL and ECRB
  • ECU
  • ED
  • Anconeus
  • Extensor indicis
  • supinator
  • ABD PL
  • EPL, EPB

Lost of elbow extension and wrist extension

Weakness in flexion and supination

2

With your pt in supine and elbow flexed to 90 degrees, you ask your pt to slowly extend their elbow to the mat.

What osteokinematics are you analyzing?

Elbow extension

3

With your pt in supine and elbow flexed to 90 degrees, you ask your pt to slowly extend their elbow to the mat.

Working with or against gravity?

With gravity

4

With your pt in supine and elbow flexed to 90 degrees, you ask your pt to slowly extend their elbow to the mat.

Is it concentric or eccentric?

Eccentric

5

With your pt in supine and elbow flexed to 90 degrees, you ask your pt to slowly extend their elbow to the mat.

What is acting as force?

Gravity

6

With your pt in supine and elbow flexed to 90 degrees, you ask your pt to slowly extend their elbow to the mat.

what is acting as resistance ?

Bicep brachii and briachialis

7

With your pt in supine and elbow flexed to 90 degrees, you ask your pt to slowly extend their elbow to the mat.

Open or close chain?

OPEN CHAIN

8

3. What nerve lies in the groove between the medial epicondyle and the olecranon process and what is the name of the groove?

Ulnar nerve

epicondyle ulnar groove

9

A male pt has a carrying angle of 10 degrees. How would this be documented in the chart?

Male pt presents a normal carrying angle

10

A pt has a dislocated radial head. Which ligament is no longer stabilizing the radial head?

Annular ligament

11

. A pt has tenderness over the lateral supracondylar ridge. Which muscles may be affected?

Brachioradialis

ECRL

12

A pt has cubical valgus? What structures could be affected?

UCL

Ulnar nerve

There is a stretch in this structures.

13

Ask your pt to fully flex their elbow and then fully flex their shoulder while the forearm remains supinated. Which insufficiency most likely occurs and to what muscle?

Passive insufficiency

tricpe brachii

14

You want to stretch your pt’s biceps brachii. What position would you place them IN?

Shoulder extension and pronation

15

You are to stretch your Pt’s tricep brachii. What position would you place them in?

Full Elbow flexion

full shoulder flexion