Synovial vs nonsynovial joints
- Snovial: free moving, separated by joint cavity
- Nonsynovial: fixed by fiberous tissue/coratilage
- Join bone to bone
- Help prevent movement in directions which would damage joint
- Sack'o'fluid @ joint
- Can inject steroid-->reduce inflamation. Works much more quickly than orally taken steroids.
T/F: It's enough to take a calcium suppliment and/or eat enough calcium through diet in order to increase bone density.
F: You have to actually exercise (weight bearing) in order to stimulate calcium movement to bones.
What does CMS stand for
- Circulation: cap refill
- Motor: Movement
- Sensory: Sensations, ability to feel.
Check CMS above and below site of injury.
Reumatoid Arthritis is...
- An autoimmune condition
- Effects all joints, or can be localized to bilateral joints, ie knees, elbows, etc.
- Tested by blood test
What do you call Joint Pain?
What is Ballottmont's sign?
- Touch the patela... does it move?
- If yes, then positive.
- Might have to massage fluid from thigh back into joint.
What is a Goniometer?
Sliding device used to measure angles of joint movement.
What do ligaments do?
What are dermatomes?
Nerve bundles as the correlate to areas on the skin.