Posts Tagged ‘Ortho Eval Pal’

Episode 72- Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Evaluation & Pointers

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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Evaluation & Pointers Today folks I give you the anatomical picture of lumbar spinal stenosis usually common with lumbar hyperlordosis. I will cover the following: Causes of lumbar spinal stenosis Foraminal stenosis Contributing muscle tightness Weak abdominals Weak glutes Abdominal protrusion Facet overcompression Nerve root compression How to evaluate patients with lumbar…

Shin Splints-Causes and How to Treat Them.Episode 71

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Shin Splints-Causes and How to Treat Them is the topic of today’s episode. “Shin Splints” are a very common and debilitating problem.  I talk a bit about the causes such as weight, activity level, ages most affected, foot biomechanics, shoewear and much more! Areas to look at and consider: Posterior tibialis Anterior tibialis Soleus Stress…

Evaluating Shoes…What?? Episode 70

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In Episode 70 I talk about evaluating a patient’s footwear. Outersole, inner sole, amount of wear, wear patterns, shoewear habits, walking patterns and much more!! Looking at a shoe or sneaker can tell you a lot about a person’s gait and weight bearing patterns. Want to see a few foot evaluations? Click HERE Have you…

T1 Nerve Root Compression Evaluation

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    Episode 69-T1 Nerve Root Compression: Signs and Symptoms Let’s talk pain patterns, look-a-like’s, sensation loss, deep tendon reflexes, weakness and much more! Here is a video of a patient with a T1 nerve root compression: T1 VIDEO Video of C8 evaluation: T1 EVAL video Marquis Maneuver Video: MANEUVER VIDEO UE Deep Tendon  reflexes:…

Episode 68-C8 Nerve Root Compression

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      Episode 68-C8 Nerve Root Compression: Signs and Symptoms Let’s talk pain patterns, look-a-like’s, sensation loss, deep tendon reflexes, weakness and much more! Here is a video of a patient with a C8 nerve root compression: C8 Video Video of C8 evaluation: C8 Eval Marquis Maneuver Video: MANEUVER VIDEO UE Deep Tendon  reflexes: UE…