MSK_End-feels

  1. Normal end-feel - soft - describe; ex
    • Soft, spongy
    • Ex: Elbow flexion; Knee flexion
  2. Normal end-feel - firm - ligament vs. capsule
    • Ligament - Firm arrest, no creep
    • Capsule - Firm arrest; Creep (w/time) w/hip extension
  3. Normal end-feel - hard - describe; ex
    • Hard/rigid sudden stop
    • Ex: elbow extension
  4. Abnormal end-feel - Bony - describe; resistance felt; tissue implicated; ex (4)
    • Sudden hard/rigid stop - feels like a hard end-feel
    • Callus formation
    • Periarticular ossification
    • Ex: Myositis ossificans, Fx, OA, Osteophyte formation
  5. Abnormal end-feel - empty - Describe; ex (3)
    • Cannot reach end-feel, usually d/t pain
    • Ex: Fx; Bursitis; Jt inflammation
  6. Abnormal end-feel - firm w/DEC elasticity - d/t what? examples (3)
    • D/t - Fibrosis of soft tissues
    • INC tone
    • Tightening of capsule
    • Ligamentous shortening
  7. Abnormal end-feel - boggy - d/t what?
    Swelling
  8. Abnormal end-feel - springy/rubbery - d/t what?
    MM spasm
  9. Abnormal end-feel - displaced meniscus - resistance felt
    Springy rebound, bouncing back
  10. Abnormal end-feel - joint adhesion - resistance felt
    Sudden sharp arrest in one direction
  11. Abnormal end-feel - pannus - resistance felt; tissue implicated; ex
    • Soft w/crunchy
    • Synovium & capsule
    • Ex: Elbow extension
Author
Tanuisha
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325633
Card Set
MSK_End-feels
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MSK_End-feels
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