Posts Tagged ‘Physical Therapy’

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…

Episode 67-C7 Nerve Root Compression: Signs and Symptoms

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Episode 67-C7 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 C7 nerve root compression: C7 VIDEO Video of C7 evaluation: C7 EVAL VIDEO Marquis Maneuver Video: MANEUVER VIDEO UE Deep Tendon  reflexes: UE DTR’s…

Episode 63-Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome

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Subscribe to be the first to know when new episodes are released!     Listen to this episode (0:13:45) Episode 63-Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome Let’s get a better understanding of the signs and symptoms of CECS: Usually bilateral Males>females Dorsiflexion weakness/foot drop Severe aching pain (which relieves with rest within 1 hour) Common in the…

Episode 61- Thoracic Kyphosis Causes and Treatment

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Subscribe to be the first to know when new episodes are released!   Listen to this episode (0:13:26) Today in Episode 61- Thoracic Kyphosis Causes and Treatment I talk about the following: Contributors to thoracic kyphosis. Injuries that are secondary to thoracic kyphosis. How kyphosis contributes to shoulder impingement. How kyphosis affects your breathing. How kyphosis…