Friday, September 24, 2010

MOVMENTS AND ITS PRIME MOVERS(MUSCLES) FOR MEDICAL STUDIES BEGINNERS

PRIME MOVERS FOR UPPER AND SELECTED LOWER EXTREMITY MOTIONS

MOTIONS

PRIME MOVERS

1.

SCAPULAR ELEVATION

UPPER TRAPEZIUS

LEVATOR SCAPULAE

2.

SCAPULAR DEPRESSION

LOWER TRAPEZIUS

MIDDLE TRAPEZIUS

3.

SCAPULAR ADDUCTION

MIDDLE TRAPEZIUS

RHOMBOIDS

4.

SCAPULAR ABDUCTION

SERRATUS ANTERIOR

5.

SHOULDER FLEXION

ANTERIOR DELTIOD

CORACOBRACHIALIS

PECTORALIS MAJOR

CLAVICULAR HEAD

BICEPS

BOTH HEADS

6.

SHOULDER EXTENSION

LATISSIMUS DORSI

TERES MAJOR

POSTERIOR DELTOID

TRICEPS LONG HEAD

7.

SHOULDER ABDUCTION

SUPRASPINATUS

MIDDLE DELTOID

8.

SHOULDER ADDUTION

PECTORALIS MAJOR

TERES MAJOR

LATTISMUS DORSI

9.

SHOULDER HORIZONTAL ABDCTION

POSTERIOR DELTOID

10.

SHOULDER HORIZONTAL ADDUTION

PECTORALIS MAJOR

ANTERIOR DELTOID

11.

SHOULDER EXTERNAL ROTATION

INFRASPINATUS

TERES MINOR

POSTERIOR DELTOID

12.

SHOULDER INTERNAL ROTATION

SUBSCAPULARIS

TERES MAJOR

LATISSMUS DORSI

ANTERIOR DELTOID

13.

EBLOW FLEXION

BICEPS

BRACHIALIS

BRACHIORADIALIS

14.

ELBOW EXTENSION

TRICEPS

15.

PRONATION

PRONATOR TERES

PRONATOR QUADRATUS

16.

SUPINATION

SUPINATOR

BICEPS

17.

WRIST EXTENSION

EXTERSON CARPI RADIALIS LONGS(ECRL)

EXTENSOR CARPI RADIALIS BREVIS(ECRB)

18.

WRIST FLEXION

FLEXOR CARPI RADIALIS(FCR)

PALMARIS LONGUS

FLEXOR CARPI ULNARIS(FCU)

19.

FINGER DIP FLEXION

FLEXOR PROFUNDUS(FDP)

20.

Finger pip flexion

FLEXOR DIGITORUM SUPERFICIALIS(FDS)

FLEXOR DIGITORUM PROFUNDUS(FDP)

21.

Finger mp flexion

FLEXOR DIGITORUM PROFUNDUS(FDP)

FLEXOR DIGITORUM

SUPERFICIALIS(FDS)

DORSAL INTEROSSEI

PALMAR INTEROSSEI

FLEXOR DIGITI MINIMI(SMALL FINGER ONLY)


22.

Finger abduction

PALMAR INTEROSSEI

DORSAL INTEROSSEI

ABDUCTOR DIGITI MINIMI(SMALL FINGER ONLY)


23.

Finger mp extension

EXTENSOR DIGITORUM(ED)

EXTENSOR INDICIS PROPRIUS(INDEX FINGER ONLY)

EXTENSOR DIGITI MINIM(SMALL FINGER ONLY)

24.

Finger pip/dip extension

LUMBRICALES

DORSAL AND PALMAR INTEROSSEI

EXTENSOR DIGITORUM(ED)

EXTENSOR INDICIS PROPRIUS(INDEXT FINGER ONLY)

EXTENSOR DIGITI MINIMI(SMALL FINGER ONLY)

25.

Thumb ip extension

EXTENSOR POLLICIS LONGUS(EPL)

26.

Thumb mp extension

EXTENSOR POLLICIIS BREIVIS(EPB)

EXTENSOR POLLICIS LONGUS(EPL)

27.

Thumb abduction

ABDUCTOR POLLICIS LONGUS(APL)

ABDUCTOR POLLICIS BREIVIS(APB)

28.

Thumb ip flexion

FLEXOR POLLICIS LONGUS(FPL)

29.

Thumb mp flexion

FLEXOR POLLICIS BREIVIS(FPB)

FLEXOR POLLICIS LONGUS(FPL)

30.

Thumb adduction

ADDUCTOR POLLICIS

31.

Opposition

OPPONENS POLLICIS(THUMB)

OPPONENS DIGIITI MINIMI(SMALL FINGER)

32.

Hip flexion

ILLACUS AND PSOAS MAJOR

33.

Hip extension

GLUTEUS MAXIUMS

BICEPS FEMORIS

33.

Knee flexion

SEMIMEMBRANOSUS

SEMITENDINOSUS

BICEPS FEMORIS

34.

Knee extension

RECTUS FEMORIS

VASTUS MEDIALIS

VASTUS INTERMEDIUS

VASTUS LATERALIS

35.

Ankle dorsiflexion

TIBIALIS ANTERIOR

EXTENOR HALLUCIS LONGUS

EXTENSOR DIGITORUM LONGUS

36.

Ankle plantar flexion

GASTROCNEIMUS

SOLEUS

Sunday, September 19, 2010

USEFUL WEBSITES AND LINKS FOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST AND PHYSIOTHERAPY STUDENTS

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Title Alberta Physiotherapy Association
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Title Allexperts Physical Therapy Q&A
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Title Andrews University - Physical Therapy
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Title Belgian Scientific Association for Manual Therapy
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Title Canadian Physiotherapy Association
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Title Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists
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Title Physical Therapist Online
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Title PTdoctor Online
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Title PTglobal.net
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Description Email physical therapy related questions. Site contains a search tool which is able to search selected PT sites around the World.

Title PTPN - Network of Rehabilitation Therapists
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Description National organization of physical, occupational and speech therapists in independent practice. Offers information and resources for therapists, patients, and providers.

Title RehabEdge Physical Therapy Forum
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Description An invaluable and fascinating forum for therapists to discuss current issues, share treatment ideas, and network around the world.

Title The Alexander Technique: Another tool for Physical Therapists
Website http://performancepage.com/articles/pt
Description Deborah Caplan, PT, describes how this method can lessen the chance of injury and enhance the effectiveness of therapy.

Title The Federation Of State Boards Of Physical Therapy
Website http://www.fsbpt.org
Description Information for licensing in the USA

Title The International Society of Educators in Physiotherapy Home Page
Website http://www.isep.org.au/
Description The International Society of Educators in Physiotherapy web site has been established for the benefit of the international community of PT (physiotherapy/physical therapy) educators.

Title The Philippine Physical Therapy Association
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