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physicaltherapy: 05 Feb : 06:54 pm

Is there anyone who has gone through CWT6 or type 1 evaluation with FCCPT?
If so, kindly let me know from where can the following deficiencies be fulfilled?
1. History
2. Systems Review
3. Findings that warrant referral
4. Supervision of support staff
5. Documentation

nani: 28 Sep : 04:31 am

plz pleasec tell me where to do phd in india

Nikhilphysio: 02 Jun : 03:55 am

I am working as physiotherapist in Shalby hospital ahmedabad for 4 years. I have passed out from Rajiv gandhi university of health and sciences Bangalore. I want to apply for Newzealand physiotherapy board registration so anyone there from India who got registered as physiotherapist in new zealand please help me.

Arun: 10 May : 12:36 am

Hi Priyank, welcome. Feel free to go through these forum threads returned by search [link]

Priyank: 09 May : 10:28 pm

Hi..need advice. What are the options in Australia after MPT?


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SPECIAL PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT TESTS (part 2 - Shoulder)

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Thu Mar 24 2011, 11:26am
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LUDINGTON TEST:

Patient position : Sitting or standing
PT position : Behind the patient
Test : Patient is asked to clasp both the hands together at the back of the head to support the upper extrmity weight, and is instructed to contract and relax the biceps muscles while the examiner palpates the tendon of the long head
Sign/Interpretation : Rupture of the tendon is indicated if the tendon cannot be felt.( shoulder muscles should be relaxed while doing the test).

Fri Mar 25 2011, 09:18pm
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HEUTER TEST:

Patient position : Sitting or standing
PT position : At the side or anterior to the shoulder to assessed
Test : Patient is instructed to abduct the shoulder to 90 degree and flex elbow to 90 degree
Sign/Interpretation : Bunching up of muscles on arm distally indicates rupture of long head of biceps while bunching up proximally indicates rupture of distal attatchment of biceps brachii.

Fri Mar 25 2011, 09:49pm
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ADSON TEST:

Patient position : Standing or sitting
PT position : Posterolateral to the shoulder to be assessed
Test : Patients arm is held in slight abduction, examiner checks the radial pulse while patient is instructed to take and hold a deep breath, extend neck, turn chin towards the side assessed while examiner externally rotates and extends the shoulder, patient is then asked to turn the chin towards the opposite shoulder
Sign/Interpretation : Disappearance of radial pulse during the test indicates Thoracis outlet syndrome.

Sat Mar 26 2011, 04:41pm
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ALLEN TEST:


Patient position : Sitting or standing
PT position : At the side of the shoulder to be assessed
Test : Examiner holds patient's forearm monitoring the radial pulse, and flexes the elbow to 90 degree, shoulder abducted to 90 degree and externally rotated; patient is then asked to rotate the head to the opposite side
Sign/Interpretation : Thoracic outlet syndrome is indicated if radial pulse is dissapeared during the test.

Mon Mar 28 2011, 07:02pm
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ROOS TEST:

Patient position : Standing
PT position : Anterior to the patient
Test : Patient is asked to abduct both arnms to 90 degree, externally rotate the shoulders and flex the elbows. Patient is then instructed to open and close the hands slowly for 3 minutes while maintaining the position.
Sign/Interpretation : Patient either being unable to maintain the starting position or feeling pain, heaviness in the arms, tingling sensation or numbness in hands indicates thoracic outlet syndrome.

Tue Mar 29 2011, 04:06pm
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WRIGHT TEST:

Patient position : Sitting
PT position : Behind the patient
Test : Examiner monitors the patients radial pulse at the side to be assessed with shoulder in 45 degree abduction and moves the arm into hyperabduction
Sign/Interpretation : Disappearance of radial pulse during hyperabduction indicates thoracic outlet syndrome.

Tue Mar 29 2011, 04:10pm
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HYPERABDUCTION TEST:

Patient position : Sitting
PT position : Behind the patient
Test : Monitoring the radial pulse of the arm to be assessed with shoulder in hyperabduction and external rotation
Sign/Interpretation : Pain in arm and dissapearance of the radial pulse suggests thoracic outlet syndrome

Tue Mar 29 2011, 04:19pm
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COSTOCLAVICULAR TEST:

Patient position : Sitting
PT position : Behind the patient
Test : Examiner moves the patient's arm to 45 degree abduction at the shoulder, patient is instructed to adduct the scapula, examiner then monitors the radial pulse while extending the shoulder
Sign/Interpretation : radial pulse decreases while other symptoms presents indicating thoracic outlet syndrome

Tue Mar 29 2011, 04:40pm
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HALSTEAD TEST:

Patient position : Sitting or standing
PT position : Behind and to the side of the shoulder ot be assessed
Test : Examiner monitors the radial pulse of the side to be assessed and applies a downward force on the arm, patient is instructed to extend and rotate the head away from the testing side
Sign/Interpretation : Disapearance of the radial pulse indicates thoracic outlet syndrome

Tue Mar 29 2011, 04:41pm
Robin
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..i think thats the best i could gather for shoulder..if someone has any other tests which is not included here for the shoulder, do please add here..!

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