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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 4 - Wrist & hand)

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Mon Apr 25 2011, 09:29am
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RETINACULAR[CAPSULAR] TEST:

Patient position : Sitting
PT position : Anterior/at the side of the wrist to be assessed
Test : Examiner stabilises the patient's proximal interphalangeal joint in neutral position and then moves the distal joint in to flexion
Sign/Interpretation : If the distal interphalangeal joint do not flex, it indicates either joint capsule contracture or retinacular tightness.

Wed Apr 27 2011, 07:21pm
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CAPSULAR TEST:

Patient position : Sitting
PT position : At the side of the patient
Test : Examiner stabilises the patient's metacarpophalangeal joint in neutral position with the proximal interphalangeal joint kept in slight flexion( to aid relaxation of retinaculum), with the other hand examiner moves the distal interphalangeal joint into flexion
Sign/Interpretation : Lack of flexion at distal interphalangeal joint indicates joint capsule contracture

Fri Apr 29 2011, 06:20am
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FLEXOR DIGITORUM SUPERFICIALIS TEST:

Patient position : Sitting
PT position : Anterior or at the side of the patient
Test : Examiner holds patient's fingersĀ in extension by holding at the metacarpophalangeal joints with the fingers and instructs the patient to flex the involved or testing finger at the proximal interphalangeal joint
Sign/Interpretation : Inability ot flex the finger at the proximal interphalangeal joint indicates a cut or absent flexor digitorum superficialis tendon
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Mon May 02 2011, 08:57am
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FLEXOR DIGITORUM PROFUNDUS TEST:

Patient position : Sitting
PT position : At the side of the patient
Test : Examiner holds patient's finger in extension at the proximal interphalangeal joint and instruct the patient to flex the finger at the distal interphalangeal joint
Sign/Interpretation : Inability ot flex the finger at the distal interphalangeal joint indicates cut or absent flexor digitorum profundus tendon.
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Tue May 03 2011, 07:28am
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BUNNEL-LITTLER TEST:

Patient position : Sitting
PT position : Anterior to the patient
Test : The examiner holds patient's metacarpophalangeal joint in slight extension with one hand and moves the proximal interphalangeal joint into flexion
Sign/Interpretation : Unable to flex the proximal interphalangeal joint indicates either a tight intrinsic muscle or joint capsule contracture
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To perform the test for whole groups of fingers and also to differentiate between intrinsic tightness and capsular contraction:


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Thu May 05 2011, 08:39am
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LINBURG TEST:

Patient position : Sitting
PT position : Anterior to the patient
Test : Patient is instructed to to flex the thumb as much as possible to the hypothenar eminence and stretch the index finger into extension actively
Sign/Interpretation : Limitation of extension of index finger and pain indicates an anomalous tendinous connection between flexor pollicis longus and the index digitorum profundus ( Linburg's syndrome)
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Fri May 06 2011, 04:46pm
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WRINKLE TEST:

Patient position : Sitting
PT position : At the side
Test : Patient places his fingers in water at comfortable temperature for approximately 5 minutes
Sign/Interpretation : Lack of skin wrinkling over the pulp of fingers after removing from water indicates denervation

Sun May 08 2011, 03:50pm
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WEBER TEST:

Patient position : Sitting
PT position : Anterior to the patient
Test : Patient is instructed to close eyes and the examiner places two blunt points simultaneously touching the skin along a longtitudinal line of a finger. Patient is asked to specify the number of pinpoint touch he feels.
Sign/Interpretation : Unable to recognise one or two points correctly two out of three times indicates proprioceptive impairment.

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