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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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Fri Aug 12 2011, 07:02am
Anand
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thanks robin
really helpful in recollecting the test

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Wed Aug 17 2011, 08:29pm
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FAIRBANK APPREHENSION TEST :

Patient position : Supine lying
PT position : At the side of the knee to be assessed
Test : The examiner flexes the patient's knee to 30 degree by holding one hand at the distal tibiofibula. With teh quadriceps muscle relaxed, examiner pushes the patella laterally with the other hand
Sign/Interpretation : Apprehension or distress can indicate possible patellar subluxation or dislocation.

Tue Aug 30 2011, 03:58pm
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DREYER TEST :

Patient position: Supine
PT position: At the sid eof the knee to be assessed
Test: Patient is instructed to flex the hip with the knee in extension, If patient is unable to do so, the PT stabilises the patient's quadriceps tendon with both hands just above the knee level and asks the patient to flex the hip.
Sign/Interpretation: Patient being able to flex hip only with the quadriceps tendon being stabilised indicates possible patellar fracture.

Sun Sep 11 2011, 12:39pm
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MEDIOPATELLAR PLICA TEST :

Patient position : Lying supine
PT position : At the side fo the knee to be assessed
Test : The PT uses one hand to grasp patient's distal tibiofibula and flexes the knee to 30 degree and uses the other hand to move the patella medially
Sign/Interpretation : Pain during patellar movement indicates mediopatellar plica.

Thu Sep 15 2011, 04:53pm
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PLICA STUTTER TEST:

Patient position : Sitting at the edge of the table with the knees flexed to 90 degree
PT position : At the side of the knee to be assessed
Test : The patient is asked to extend the knee while the PT palpates the patella with the fingers
Sign/Interpretation : If the patella stutters or jumps during the 60-45 degree range of knee flexion, it indicates patellar plica.
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Thu Sep 29 2011, 03:39pm
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NOBLE COMPRESSION TEST:

Patient position : Lying supine
PT position : At the side of the knee to be assessed
Test : The PT flexes the patient's knee to 45-90 degree and uses the thumb to apply pressure on the lateral femoral epicondyl. The PT then extends the knee while maintaining the pressure.
Sign/Interpretation : Severe pain on the lateral femoral condyl at about 30 degree of flexion while the knee is being extended indicates iliotibial band syndrome.
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Tue Oct 18 2011, 03:17pm
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BOUNCE HOME TEST :

Patient position : Lying supine
PT position : At the side of the knee to be assessed
Test : The PT holds the patients heel with one side and the other hand over the calf muscle. The PT then flexes the knee fully and then extends it
Sign/Interpretation : Lack of complete extension of the knee as well as offering a leathery resistance to complete extension could indicate possible torn meniscus or presence of a loose body within the knee joint.
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Tue Nov 01 2011, 06:40am
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APLEY COMPRESSION TEST :

Patient position : Lying prone
PT position : At the side of the knee to be assessed
Test : The PT flexes the patient's knee to 90 degree, grasps the patient's foot with both hands and exerts a compressive force forcefully through the foot to the knee joint while simultaneously performing an internal and external rotation of the tibia.
Sign/Interpretation : Pain with a clicking or snapping feel at the knee indicates possible medial/lateral meniscal tear.
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Thu Dec 01 2011, 05:04pm
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STEINMANN TEST:

Patient position : Sitting at the edge of the table with knees flexed to 90 degree, or supine lying with knees flexed and leg held off the table by the examiner.
PT position : At the side of the leg to be assessed
Test : The PT holds the distal tibiofibula of the leg to be assessed at the ankle region with one hand and the proximal part with the other hand; the PT then rotates leg internally and externally using the hold at the distal end.
Sign/Interpretation :Pain in the knee during rotation could indicate meniscal tear
Video description :


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Wed Dec 07 2011, 11:12am
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SPRING TEST

Patient position : Lying supine with extended knees
PT position : At the side of the knee to be assessed
Test : The PT uses one hand to stabilize the distal femur while using the other hand attempts to further extend the knee forcefully by grasping the leg distally.
Sign/Interpretation : Inhibition of further extension could indicate a desplaced meniscus.

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