Bilateral Arm Patterns

Bilateral arm work allows you to use irradiation from the patient's strong arm to facilitate weak motions or muscles in the involved arm. You can use any combination of patterns in any position. Work with those that give you and the patient the greatest advantage in strength and control. When you exercise both arms at the same time there is always more demand on the trunk muscles than when only one arm is exercising. You can in crease this demand on the trunk by putting your patient in less...

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Traction And Internal Rotation

Muscles principal components Kendall and McCreary 1993 Flexion, adduction, External rotation Psoas major, iliacus, adductor muscles, sartorius, pectineus, rectus femoris Extensor hallucis, extensor digitorum Your left hand grips the patient's foot with the fingers on the medial border and the thumb giving counter-pressure on the lateral border. Hold the sides of the foot but do not put any contact on the plantar surface. To avoid blocking toe motion, keep your grip proximal to the...

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Scapular Protraction With Resistance

The therapist stands behind the patient, facing up toward the patient's head. Anterior Elevation (O Fig. 6.4 b, 6.5) Grip. Place one hand on the anterior aspect of the glenohumeral joint and the acromion with your fingers cupped. The other hand covers and supports the first. Contact is with the fingers and not the palm of the hand. D Fig. 6.3a,b. The direction of the resistance is an arc (posterior depression of the scapula) Levator scapulae, rhomboids, serratus anterior Serratus anterior...

Symmetrical Reciprocal and Asymmetrical Exercises

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In addition to the exercises carried out with one body part in one direction the scapula moving into anterior elevation and in both directions the scapula moving back and forth between anterior elevation and posterior depression , both scapulae or the scapula and pelvis can be exercised simultaneously. Any combination of scapular and pelvic patterns may be used, depending on the goal of the treatment and the abilities of the patient. Here we describe and illustrate two combinations. Use the...

Patient Cases in Gait Training

Amputee Knee Women

Patient I Patient with right hemiplegia Fig. 12.29. Patient with hemiplegia. a Getting to standing b transfer from wheelchair to table Fig. 12.29. Patient with hemiplegia. a Getting to standing b transfer from wheelchair to table Fig. 12.29. Patient with hemiplegia. c, d facilitation of the stance phase on the hemiplegic leg e, f stance on the involved leg with emphasis on hip extension and knee control Patient II Patient with ankylosing spondylitis O Fig. 12.30 a-c . Patient III Patient with...