Posts Tagged ‘Orthopedic evaluation’

Episode 44-Lumbar Spine Basics with Paul Marquis PT

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    Today in Episode 44-Lumbar Spine Basics I break down the lumbar spine just to get started. I’ll talk about: The lumbar disc Vertebral body size Lumbar facet orientation Vertebral foramen Central cord canal Transverse Abdominus muscles and multifidus muscles Effects of flexion and extension on the lumbar spine. Be sure to follow us on…

Episode 022-Most Popular Special Tests for the Shoulder! Evidence and Experience

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In this “Episode 022-Most Popular Special Tests for the Shoulder! Evidence and Experience” I get to the meat and potatoes  about what special tests for the shoulder I like and what the majority of shoulder surgeons also like. I review some of the special tests and talk about diagnostic accuracy.  I also throw in my “two…

Episode 016 – Rotator Cuff Impingement vs Rotator Cuff Tears

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In this episode of Rotator Cuff Impingement vs Rotator Cuff Tears you will acquire some insight from experience on how to differentiate between cuff tears and impingement. I’ll talk about common signs and symptoms for each although there is some carry-over between the two. Below are a couple “Cheat Sheets” to help you in the…

Episode 015 – “Rotator Cuff Basics” Anatomy, Innervation and Function!

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In today’s episode, Episode 015 – “Rotator Cuff Basics” Anatomy, Innervation and Function! I talk about the most important aspects of the rotator cuff musculature, it’s innervation and function. I always tell people who see Orthopedic patients that the key to proper treatment is a thorough a good evaluation and the key to a good…

Episode 014 – Frozen Shoulder (Part 2) – “Stages and How to treat it!”

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In this episode of Frozen Shoulder (Part 2) – “Stages and How to Treat it!” I talk about time frames and common presentations during these time frames. I discuss from experience what has worked and hasn’t worked regarding the treatment of frozen shoulders. I mention everything from non-surgical to surgical interventions and when each are…