When a soft tissue returns to its original shape having been deformed by the application of a stress, it has stayed within its range
As a Physiotherapist you often want to achieve plastic deformation of soft tissues as an outcome of your treatment?
According to the American Medical Association, a grade II ligament strain causes
Some joint laxity
Gross joint laxity
No joint laxity
The late stage of tissue healing is also know as the proliferation phase
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A patient with vascular disease and a limited diet can expect to have some delay in tissue healing compared to a normal population.
A patient presents at your assessment clinic 12 hours after suffering a lateral ankle sprain. On stress of the lateral ankle ligaments, you would expect to elicit pain
before resistance is felt
After resistance is felt
simultaneously when resistance if first felt
You are treating a patient who is now 2 days following grade II strain of his biceps femoris muscle, at this stage of tissue healing you would recommend
full loading of the lower limb
As part of your treatment plan for the management of a soft tissue injury, you should recommend and implement PRICE guidelines for 5 days following injury
You have been treating a runner for Achilles Tendonopathy and he is now in the late phase of healing. In the last 24 hours, his pain has completely settled, and pain is not longer reproducible on examination. He wants to run in a 10k race tomorrow. This should be recommended?
In an adult with an acute soft tissue injury, what type of exercise should be considered as your first line treatment
Your patient is now 8 weeks into a strengthening program following a Grade II MCL sprain of his left knee, what percentage of improvements are now related to neural mechanisms?
Your patient is now 4 days following a grade I Adductor longus strain, when prescribing static stretches you should advise your patient to stretch into pain.
What is an importance component of an exercise program as it helps increase the uptake of amino acids in muscle cells leading to improved protein synthesis?
The cardinal signs of inflammation are
loss of function