Homework March 23

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Homework for this week.  As usual the homework is due at midnight on Wednesday.

In the subject line:  Bio 160 Homework March 23

 

1. Answer the following questions on Chondromalacia patella 

A. What type of cartilage is injured and where?

B. What is the mechanism of injury?

C. What activities make it worse?

D. What muscles are affected and what treatments can make it better?

E. How and why do the treatments make it better?

 

2. Next read about patella tendinitis.  

A. What type of tissue is injured and where? (exact type of connective tissue)

B. What is the mechanism of injury?

C. What activities make it worse?

D. What muscles are affected and what treatments can make it better?

E. How and why do the treatments make it better?

F. How is this injury different than chondromalacia patella?

 

3. Next read about Osgood Schlatters Disease 

A. What type of tissue is injured and where? (exact type of cartilage)

B. What is the mechanism of injury?

C. What activities make it worse?

D. What muscles, ligaments, cartilage, and bones are affected and what treatments can make it better?

E. How and why do the treatments make it better?

F. How is this injury different than chondromalacia patella and patellar tendinitis?

 

4. The next condition is sesamoiditis 

A. What type of tissue is injured and where?

B. What is the mechanism of injury?

C. What activities make it worse?

D. What tendons and bones are affected and what treatments can make it better?

E. How and why do the treatments make it better?

F. If the bone is fractured, how long will it take to heal?

 

5. Answer the following questions about Sand Toe?

A. What type of tissue is injured and where?

B. What is the mechanism of injury?

C. What activities make it worse?

D. What ligaments, tendons, and bones are affected and what treatments can make it better?

E. How and why do the treatments make it better?

 

6. Stress Fractures and tendinopathy

A. What type of tissue is injured and where for each condition?

B. What is the mechanism of injury?

C. What activities make it worse?

D. What ligaments, tendons, and bones are affected and what treatments can make it better?

E. How and why do the treatments make it better?

 

7 . Dupuytren’s Contracture

A. What type of tissue is injured and where?

B. What is the mechanism of injury?

C. What activities make it worse?

D. What ligaments, tendons, and bones are affected and what treatments can make it better?

E. How and why does Graston Technique treatments make it better (follow the link Graston Technique Stainless steel instruments)?

F. After breaking the scar tissue, what cell types repairs the collagen fibers?

G. What are the two biggest benefits of cold laser to Dupuytren’s contracture.

 

8. IT band Syndrome

A. What type of tissue is injured and where?

B. What is the mechanism of injury?

C. What activities make it worse?

D. What are the goals for treatment?

E. How does strengthening exercises help reduce strain on the IT band?

F. Why are exercises commonly given for the ankle and hip when the patient has knee pain?

F. Will deep muscle work, massage therapy, or Graston Technique help with this condition?  If so, how and why?

G. What is proprioception?  How does it play a role in developing IT band syndrome?

 

9. Sacroiliac Sprains

A. What type of tissue is injured and where (be specific of bones)?

B. What is the mechanism of injury?

C. What activities make it worse?

D. What are the goals for treatment?

E. Is the SI joint under a lot of shearing force when you sit, stand, walk, run, or squat?

F. If the SI joint is part synovial joint and part fibrous (lower portion)?  Would you imagine damage to the fibrous portion is more likely to create potential for poor healing and increase the likelihood of future injuries or chronic pain.

F. Will deep muscle work, massage therapy, or Graston Technique help with this condition?  If so, how and why?

G. Would hip, back, and knee strengthening exercises help protect the joint?  Would proprioception exercises help reduce excessive strain on the SI joint?

H. If a person has had chronic SI sprains and pain, are they more likely to subconsciously alter their gait and movement patterns?

 

10. Scar Tissue

A. Why does scar tissue form?

B. Is it a normal process or abnormal?  What should happen?

C. What can cause and increase the likelihood of scar tissue formation?

D. Watch the video by Gil Hedley 

E. What does he call scar tissue?

F. What does he say about scar tissue, breaking it up, and what happens if it accumulates?

 

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