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Musculoskeletal System

Anatomy and Physiology Overview

Risk Factors for musculoskeletal Disorders

  • Injuries
  • Strains
  • Sprains
  • Rotator cuff injuries

Fractures and its types

Complications of Fractures

Fixation (Internal and External)


Skeletal Traction

Skin Traction

Balanced suspension Traction

Dunlop’s Traction


Brief Explanation on

  • Fractured Hip
  • Joint Dislocation and Subluxation
  • Herniation:Intervertebral disc
  • Amputation of Lower Extremity
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Gout
  • Osteoarthritis

List down and explain the diagnostic procedures

  • Radiography
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthrography
  • Arthroscopy
  • Bone mineral Density measurements
  • Bone scan
  • Bone or muscle biopsy
  • EMG – Electromyography

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