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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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Sun Jan 08 2012, 08:21am
Robin
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STEINMANN TENDERNESS DISPLACEMENT TEST:

Patient position : Sitting on the edge of the treatment table with knee flexed 90 degree
PT position : Anterior or to the side of the knee to be assessed
Test : Patient is asked to fully extend the knee and then flex it beyond 90 degree
Sign/Interpretation : Tenderness moving anteriorly to knee on extension and posteriorly with knee in flexion indicates meniscal tear
Alternative positioning:
Patient position : Supine
PT position : At the side of the knee to be assessed
Test : The knee is passively flexed and extended with one hand under the knee and the other hand holding the ankle joint. The knee joint is internally and externally rotated during the movement.
Sign/Interpretation : Tenderness moving anteriorly to knee on extension and posteriorly with knee in flexion indicates meniscal tear. Pain with internal rotation should indicate lateral meniscal injury and with external rotation should indicate medial meniscal injury.
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Sun Jan 08 2012, 07:29pm
parampanda
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nice i wll try this

Tue Jan 31 2012, 09:23pm
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HYPERFLEXION MENISCUS TEST :
Patient Position : Prone lying
PT position : At the side of the knee to be assessed
Test : Uses one hand to stabilise hip and pelvic, and the other hand to hyperflex the affected knee with the tibia rotated medially or laterally.
Sign/Interpretation : A painful click indicates meniscal tear.

Tue Jan 31 2012, 09:29pm
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CABOT POPLITEAL TEST:

Patient position: Lying supine
PT position: At the side fo the knee to be assessed
Test: The PT uses one hand to hold distal part of leg, flexes the knee and brings the foot over the opposite knee making it a figure four position. The other hand is used to palpate the joint line of knee using the thumb and index finger while the patient tries to extend the knee against the PT's resistance.
Sign/Interpretation: Pain in the knee joint line indicates meniscal lesion.

Mon Feb 06 2012, 06:39pm
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PAYR TEST :

Patient position: Lying supine
PT position: At the side of the knee to be assessed
Test: The PT uses one of his hand to hold the patient's ankle and passively flexes the knee along with abduction and external rotation of the hip; he uses the other hand to apply a gentle pressure at the knee forcing it towards the table
Sign/Interpretation: Pain, if produced on the medial aspect of the knee, indicates medial meniscal injury

Sat Feb 25 2012, 05:43am
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McMURRAY TEST:

Patient position :Lying supine
PT position : At the side of the knee to be assessed
Test : The PT uses one hand to hold the bottom of patient's foot while uses the other hand to palpate the joint lines of the knee. The PT then fully flexes the patient's knee and externally rotates the tibia while a valgus force is applied. Witht he Valgus force and the tibial rotation maintained, the knee in extended
Sign/Interpretation: A palpable or audible popping sound in the knee joint indicates a posterior tear in teh medial meniscus.
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Sun Jul 22 2012, 11:50am
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BOHLER TEST:

Patient position : Supine lying
PT position : At the side of the knee to be assessed using one hand to stabilise the knee and other hand placed over distal tibiofibula.
Test : The PT exerts a valgus or varus stress at the knee using the hand holding distal tibiofibular.
Sign/Interpretation : Pain produced laterally with a valgus stress indicates a lateral meniscal lesion, and pain produced medially with a varus stress indicates a medial meniscal lesion.

Sun Jul 22 2012, 04:18pm
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BRAGARD TEST

Patient position : Supine lying
PT position : The PT stands by the side of the knee to be assessed with one hand holding the bottom of the foot and the other hand holding the distal femur
Test : The PT initially flexes the patient's knee and then externally rotates the tibia, then extends the knee
Sign/Interpretation : Pain or tenderness in the medial aspect of the joint which decreases on medial rotation of tibia and flexion of knee indiciates a medial meniscal lesion.

Sun Jul 22 2012, 07:57pm
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RETRACTING MENISCAL TEST

Patient position : Supine lying with knee and hip flexed to 90 degree
PT position : At the side of the knee to be assessed with one finger placed on the knee joint line anterior to the medical collateral ligament and the other hand holding the distal part of the leg
Test : Patient's lower leg is externally and internally rotated
Sign/Interpretation : A non retracting meniscus under the PTs finger could indicate a torn medical meniscus.

Thu Nov 22 2012, 12:11pm
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POTTS COMPRESSION TEST:
 
Patient position : Sitting at the edge of the table with knee flexed 
PT position : Infront of the patient
Test : Using both palms, pressure is exerted over the medial and lateral aspect of LE just below the knee
Sign/Interpretation : Severe pain in the leg might indicate possible pott's fracture
Alternate name: The Squeeze test.
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