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Neuro-musculoskeletal
General Principles of Biomechanics
Joint Classification
General Timeline of Healing
01.01.01 Muscle contusions/strains/tears/weakness
01.01.02 Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Sexual Disorders
Pelvic Floor Disorders
01.01.03 Ligament Sprains/ Tears
Osgood Schlatters
01.01.04 Tendonopathy, Tendon ruptures/tears, Tendonosis
01.01.05 Fasciitis, Fascial tearing, Myofascial restriction
Dupuytren's
Trigger finger
It Band syndrome
Plantar Fasciitis
01.01.06 Joint derangements/Dysfunction (e.g., loose bodies, hypermobility, hypomobility
Joint End Feels
Hypomobility
Hypermobility
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylolysis
Joint Derangements
PFPS (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)
Fractures
Fracture Types
Fracture Risk Factors
01.01.08 Osteoporosis/osteopenia
Paget Disease of the Bone
01.01.09 Tumour/Pathological fractures
01.01.10 Degenerative joint disease, Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis (OA)
01.01.11 Mechanical spinal abnormalities (e.g., low back pain, scoliosis, postural dysfunction)
Posture Dysfunction
Scoliosis
Low Back Pain
01.01.12 Inflammatory/infectious conditions of the neuromusculoskeletal system (e.g., osteomyelitis)
Risk factors for all infectious conditions
Osteomyelitis
Assessment
Bursitis
Septic Arthritis
Necrotizing Fasciitis: (flesh eating disease)
Shingles/chickenpox
01.01.13 Amputations
01.01.14 Congenital malformations (e.g., talipes equinovarus, hip dysplasia)
Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21)
Developmental Hip Dysplasia
Legg Calve Perthes Disease
Slipped Capitis Femoral Epiphysis
Talipes Equinovarus
Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita
Congenital Muscular Torticollis
01.01.15 Nerve compression (e.g., Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, radiculopathy, spinal stenosis)
Radiculopathy
Spinal Stenosis
Central spinal stenosis: Compression of spinal cord- vascular or neural compromise
Treatment
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Ulnar Nerve Entrapment
Radial Nerve Entrapment
01.01.16 Peripheral Nerve Injuries
01.01.17 Neural tissue dysfunction/neuro-dynamic dysfunction
Neurodynamic Assessment
01.01.18 Scars

Additional Section- Headaches

Additional Section- WHIPLASH

Special Tests

Cervical Spine Special Tests

Shoulder Special Tests

Elbow Special Tests

L-spine Special Tests

Pelvis Special Tests

Hip Special Tests

Knee special tests

Foot Special Tests:

Open & Closed Pack Joint Positions

Capsular Patterns

General MSK Assessment

Objective Exam (test unaffected side first, test least painful movements first)

Upper & Lower Body Scan Exams

Joint Play

Mobilization/ Manipulation

DTF (Deep Transverse Frictions)

Neurological

General Neurological Assessment

Treatment Principles: Neuro-Developmental Theory, Motor learning, Neuroplasticity

Overall Neurological Treatment Options & Technology

1.02.01 Cerebrovascular Accident/ Transient Ischemic Attack

Pusher Syndrome http://www.physio-pedia.com/Pusher_Syndrome

01.02.02 Acquired brain injury

Concussion

01.02.03 Spinal cord injury

Cauda Equina (Red Flag) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApYkJww43ic

01.02.04 Tumour

Muscular Dystrophies

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (most common)

Becker Muscular Dystrophy

Charcot Marie Tooth Disease (Hereditary)

Dystonia

Myasthenia Gravis

Parkinson’s Disease

Huntington Chorea

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

01.02.06 Demyelinating disorders (e.g., multiple sclerosis)

Multiple Sclerosis: Chronic inflammatory autoimmune demyelination of the CNS (UMN lesion)

01.02.07 Inflammatory/infectious conditions of nervous system (e.g., meningitis, Lyme disease)

Meningitis

Lyme’s Disease

West Nile Virus Disease (WNV)

Encephalitis

Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease (variant of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies)

Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS)

Transverse Myelitis

01.02.08 Post-polio syndrome

01.02.09 Cerebellar disorders

Cranial Nerves

Trigeminal Neuralgia palsy: face feels like it is burning and spasms of mastication muscle

Bell's Palsy: due to herpes infection or compression by tumour

01.02.10 Vestibular Conditions

Meniere's’ Disease

Vestibular Neuritis

Bilateral Vestibular Hypofunction

BPPV: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

01.02.11 Neuropathies (e.g., peripheral neuropathies, complex regional pain syndrome)

Complex regional Pain Syndrome (special case of neuropathic pain)

01.02.12 Developmental/birth injuries (e.g., cerebral palsy, myelomeningocele, Erb’s palsy)

Cerebral Palsy

Spina Bifida

Erb’s Palsy C5-6

Klumkes c8-t1 (ulnar claw hand)

Median N Palsy (Umbrella Term, Ape Hand)

Developmental Coordination Disorder

01.02.13 Dementia, affective and cognitive disorders

Delirium

Mild Cognitive Impairment

Dementia

Alzheimer’s Disease

Vascular Cognitive Dementia

Frontotemporal Dementia

Lewy Body Dementia

01.02.14 Altered level of consciousness (e.g., coma, seizures)

Coma (See Traumatic Brain Injury section)

Epilepsy

Cardiopulmonary-Vascular

Heart Anatomy

Heart Physiology

Electrocardiogram

Lung Anatomy

Lung Physiology

Pulmonary Function Tests (Spirometry)

Arterial Blood Gases

Common Superbugs

Surgery Anesthesia

General Cardiorespiratory Assessment

General Information on Chest X-ray Interpretation

General Cardiorespiratory Treatment Options

Mechanical Ventilation

Lung Transplantation

Cardiorespiratory Drugs & Pulmonary Inhaler Devices

01.03.01 Heart disease/malformation/injury (e.g. arteriosclerosis, blunt trauma, tamponade, aortic aneurysm)

Valvular Heart Disease & Murmurs

Pericarditis

Pulmonary Embolism- RED FLAG

AAA (Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm)- RED FLAG

01.03.02 Myocardial ischaemia and infarction (including surgical interventions)

Angina

01.03.03 Heart failure, cor pulmonale

01.03.04 Tumour

01.03.05 Pneumonia (primary or postoperative/preventive)

01.03.06 Atelectasis (primary or postoperative/preventive)

01.03.07 Adult/infant respiratory distress syndrome (e.g., acute lung injury)

SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome (previously known as hyaline membrane disease)

PEDS- Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: Obstructive disease

01.03.08 Asthma

01.03.09 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (e.g., emphysema, bronchitis, bronchiectasis)

http://www.physio-pedia.com/COPD_(Chronic_Obstructive_Pulmonary_Disease)

COPD General Information

Emphysema

Chronic Bronchitis: inflammation of bronchi, or lower respiratory tract

Bronchiectasis (Obstructive + Restrictive Lung Dx)

01.03.10 Restrictive pulmonary disease (e.g., fibrosis)

Sarcoidosis:

01.03.11 Tuberculosis

01.03.12 Pleural effusion

01.03.13 Pulmonary Edema

01.04.14 Pneumothorax

01.03.15 Cystic Fibrosis

01.03.16 Peripheral Arterial Disease

01.03.17 Venous disorders

DVT

Multisystem

01.04.01 Episodic disease (e.g., oncology, HIV/AIDS, autoimmune disorders, rheumatic diseases, haemophilia)

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Scleroderma (Systemic Sclerosis)

Polymyositis or Dermatomyositis (rare)

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Spondyloarthritis (umbrella disease terminology)

General Assessment for Adult Spondyloarthritis

Ankylosing Spondylitis (most common)

Undifferentiated Spondyloarthritis

Psoriatic Arthritis

Enteropathic Spondylitis

Reactive Arthritis

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthropathies- umbrella term for 7 subtypes

Gout

Hemophilia

01.04.02 Metabolic disorders/conditions (e.g., diabetes)

Diabetes

Metabolic Syndrome

01.04.03 Chronic pain/fibromyalgia

Pain Mechanism: Neuroanatomy & Neurophysiology

Fibromyalgia

Neuropathic Pain

01.04.04 Edema & Lymphedema

01.04.05 Sepsis

01.04.06 Obesity

01.04.07 Pregnancy and post-partum conditions

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Preeclampsia

Low Back Pain & Costal Rib Pain

*Pelvic Dysfunction Hypermobility*

Osteitis Pubis

Coccyx Pain

Diastasis Rectus Abdominis

01.04.08 Burns

01.04.09 Wounds/ulcers

01.04.10 Skin conditions (e.g., dermatitis, psoriasis skin cancer)

http://www.physio-pedia.com/Integumentary_System

Anatomy of skin: largest organ of the body

Eczema

Cellulitis

Warts

Athlete's foot (Tinea Pedis)

Psoriasis

01.04.11 Tumours (not covered elsewhere)

General Information Cancer

Breast Cancer

Neck/head Cancer

Pancoast Tumour (rare)

Cancer related fatigue syndrome

Colon Cancer

01.04.12 Competing diagnoses (management of 1° diagnosis is changed by 2° diagnosis

Cushing's Syndrome

Addison’s Disease

Graves Disease Hyperthyroidism

Hashimoto Thyroiditis

Hepatitis (Liver Disease)

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Gait Section

Postural Control

Neuroanatomy of Walking

Gait Kinematics

Gait Analysis

Gait Patterns

Gait outcome measures

Running

Gait Rehab

Modalities

Cryotherapy

Heating Agents

UltraSound

Low Level Laser (Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation)

Electrical Stimulation

TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)

IFC: Interferential Current

NMES (neuromuscular electrical stimulation)

Biofeedback

Acupuncture/Needling/Ims

Lab Values

Imaging

Xray

MRI: Magnetic resonance imaging

Ultrasound

Medications

Psychological Disorders

Depression

Anxiety

Bipolar Disorder

Schizophrenia

Posttraumatic Stress disorder

Ethics & Outcomes

OUTCOME MEASURES

Categorized According to Body Part

Categorized According to Physical Function & Other

Wounds:

Ethics

Physiotherapy as a Profession

Supervision and PTA

Legal

Malpractice

Communication Principles

Geriatric

Aging

Anatomy & Physiology Changes

Geriatric Screening

Exercises

Exercise Testing and Prescription

Screening for Exercise Testing & Aerobic Exercise Testing

Exercise Prescription

Aquatic Therapy

Pediatrics

Pediatrics

Anatomy & Physiology

Theories of Motor Development

Principles of Gross Motor Development

General Child Development

Pediatric Assessment

Children Exercise Physiology & General Physical Activity Recommendations

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