Cycling Injury Prevention Workshop

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Cycling Injury Prevention Workshop"

Transcription

1 Cycling Injury Prevention Workshop Focus on Thoracic-Shoulder & Associated Conditions Ian Wee Occupational Therapist / Cycle Coach Chris Thompson Physiotherapist / Cycle Coach/ Exercise Physiologist

2 Workshop Program Overview on cycling based injuries Types of Thoracic- Shoulder Conditions treated Types of associated conditions Bike Ergonomics Stretches Application Sponsors Questions & Answers

3 Common cycling injuries Acute vs Chronic Acute normally caused by accidents Acute 50% & more: with motor vehicle Acute 12-24% due to mechanical problems with the bicycle, road damage & obstacles Minor acute include lacerations, abrasions & contusions Major acute include fractures, dislocations, head injuries and internal injuries This scope is not covered during this workshop

4 Chronic conditions Otherwise called Overuse Injuries In survey conducted in South Africa, 520 cyclists: 85% report one or more overuse injury with 36% of these requiring direct clinical intervention Yet research also points out that cyclists are generally poor at seeking clinical intervention until conditions become very chronic and affects their functional performance on the bike directly

5 Common sites of chronic injuries Neck (48.8%)* Knee (41.7%) Groin / Buttock (36.1%) Hands (31.1%) Lower Back (30.3%) This workshop is focusing on the upper quadrant of the body which includes the neck & hands due to its association with the shoulder region & nervous system

6 Scapulothoracic Rhythm Overstrain caused by incorrect bike ergonomics Extensive shoulder-wrist static positions over long duration of time Existing poor biomechanics of the shoulder / existing underlying injury Importance of all rotator cuff muscles working in unison and not merely so called site of pain or pathology Active and Passive Range of Motion can assist practitioner determine the scapular rhythm or lack thereof.

7 Paraspinal Imbalance or Strain Lack of core strengthen development Overuse syndrome & lack of cross training Poor bike positioning Neuromuscular issues Biomechanical issues Ligament & Deep Tissue conditions Associated neck-mid back-lower back pain

8 Kyphotic Conditions Consider Lance Armstrong s mid thoracic spine Amendments can be made in bike ergonomics in the presence of musculoskeletal conditions Development of strength in associated muscles and ligaments as well as synergistic muscles are crucial to stabilisation

9 More of Lance positioning, conditioning so called limitations.. Even one of the greatest cyclists can conqueror odds with biomechanics differences Consider the biomechanical requirements of each rider and the importance of bike ergonomics vs a bike fit Consider the clinical knowledge of your health professional when consulting for your cycling based conditions which should also include at post treatment phase fitness & exercise physiology training After all Lance spends 40-45% of his time with other fitness workouts and not merely on the saddle

10 Ligamentous Conditions Two major ligaments assist with shoulder joint stability namely the GH and AC ligaments. Stretches needs to be effected by cyclists to achieve pre-ride and post ride movement to ensure ligaments which have less blood supply get the mobilisation they require Important also to stretch while riding

11 Rotator Cuff Conditions Muscles around the shoulder joint Three dimensional namely anterior-posterior and lateral Balance required by all rotator cuffs Normally associated with Ligamentous based injuries Superficial injuries sustained normally with side falls during rides Once again imbalance created by poor conditioning and bike ergonomics

12 Cyclists Palsy & Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Pain & numbness in fingers Cyclists Palsy associated with ulnar nerve compression- ring & little finger Carpal tunnel associated with median nerve thumb & forefinger Tingling sensation in hands and fingers which may include numbness Causes hands compressed against handlebar or brake lever hoods riding with wrists cocked & angled towards the thumb-fixed positions on flat bars saddle tilted downwards too much thus too much weight on hands Need to consider usage of proper gloves properly anatomically padded gloves Need to change hand, arm and shoulder positions

13 Bike Ergonomics

14 Appropriate Stretches

15 PIHC Methods Used Key Module Treatment for acute / post operative care including muscles, ligaments and tendons Hands On Soft Tissue techniques involving muscle mobilisation and adjustments to assist with muscle fibre realignment and feedback to nervous system Huber Dynamic Treatment Systems Vibration Science with WBV 3000 Exercise Physiology Feet Biomechanics through Podiatry Therapeutic Massage

16 Key Module Techniques Reverse Pressure Roller & Suction Pressure to prevent ischemic compression of soft tissue Pressure hence intensity is variable Recovery rate up to 70% faster than conventional hands on approach

17 Huber Dynamic Systems

18 WBV 3000 Use of science of vibration Varying the intensity of the vibration (harmonic frequency) can assist with thoracic / shoulder strengthening Use of various positions by a qualified clinician can assist with the rehabilitation of areas such as the shoulder, mid back and para spinals

19 Our sponsors

20 How we can help. Speak to one of the PIHC practitioners present in the room this evening Use the PIHC-Cycling WA screening card for your complimentary shoulder-thoracic assessment (valid to end of June 2009) Grab a brochure about the various techniques & technologies available for a copy of our stretch brochure If you are keen on our cycling training program take the lime green brochure that says Cycling Ian Wee at: His card is enclosed in the pack provided. Check our website: WE ARE WELCOME YOUR FEEDBACK VIA SO WE CAN HELP BY IMPROVING ON OUR WORKSHOP & PROGRAMS

KNEE INJURY PREVENTION WORKSHOP

KNEE INJURY PREVENTION WORKSHOP KNEE INJURY PREVENTION WORKSHOP Presented by Ian Wee Principal Occupational Therapist Managing Director Feb 2010 ANATOMY OF THE KNEE Bones Femur Tibia Fibula Patella Cartilage Hinge joint ANATOMY Muscles

More information

Lean-Ergonomic methods to reduce workers compensation costs (Part 2 of 2) Cumulative trauma disorders can be classified as: What is CTD?

Lean-Ergonomic methods to reduce workers compensation costs (Part 2 of 2) Cumulative trauma disorders can be classified as: What is CTD? #425 Lean-ergonomic methods to reduce workers compensation costs, Part 2 of 2 Lean-Ergonomic methods to reduce workers compensation costs (Part 2 of 2) Govid Bharwani, Ph.D, Biomedical Engineering Thursday,

More information

CONSTRUCTION WORK and CUMULATIVE TRAUMA DISORDERS

CONSTRUCTION WORK and CUMULATIVE TRAUMA DISORDERS Connecticut Department of Public Health Environmental and Occupational Health Assessment Program 410 Capitol Avenue MS # 11OSP, PO Box 340308 Hartford, CT 06134-0308 (860) 509-7740 http://www.ct.gov/dph

More information

CYCLING INJURY PREVENTION

CYCLING INJURY PREVENTION CYCLING INJURY PREVENTION What you can do NOW to prevent injuries, and increase cycling performance Jeff Stripling DC A Nation of Cyclists Over 100 million Americans ride bicycles Of those, 5 million cyclists

More information

Ergonomics Monitor Training Manual

Ergonomics Monitor Training Manual Table of contents I. Introduction Ergonomics Monitor Training Manual II. Definition of Common Injuries Common Hand & Wrist Injuries Common Neck & Back Injuries Common Shoulder & Elbow Injuries III. Ergonomics

More information

Body Mechanics for Mammography Technologists

Body Mechanics for Mammography Technologists Body Mechanics for Mammography Technologists Diane Rinella RT(R)(M)(BD)RDMS(BR)CDT Objectives Recognize causes and risk factors for Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) for mammography technologists Understand

More information

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Other Musculoskeletal Problems in the Workplace: What s the Solution? by Richard N. Hinrichs, Ph.D. Dept. of Kinesiology Arizona State University Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

More information

What You Need To Know About CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME. A Physical Therapist s Perspective. American Physical Therapy Association

What You Need To Know About CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME. A Physical Therapist s Perspective. American Physical Therapy Association What You Need To Know About CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME A Physical Therapist s Perspective American Physical Therapy Association What Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? You ve probably already heard about carpal tunnel

More information

A Patient s Guide to Guyon s Canal Syndrome

A Patient s Guide to Guyon s Canal Syndrome A Patient s Guide to DISCLAIMER: The information in this booklet is compiled from a variety of sources. It may not be complete or timely. It does not cover all diseases, physical conditions, ailments or

More information

Hand and Upper Extremity Injuries in Outdoor Activities. John A. Schneider, M.D.

Hand and Upper Extremity Injuries in Outdoor Activities. John A. Schneider, M.D. Hand and Upper Extremity Injuries in Outdoor Activities John A. Schneider, M.D. Biographical Sketch Dr. Schneider is an orthopedic surgeon that specializes in the treatment of hand and upper extremity

More information

CUMMULATIVE DISORDERS OF UPPER EXTIMITY DR HABIBOLLAHI

CUMMULATIVE DISORDERS OF UPPER EXTIMITY DR HABIBOLLAHI CUMMULATIVE DISORDERS OF UPPER EXTIMITY DR HABIBOLLAHI Definition Musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) is an injury or disorder of the muscles, nerves, tendons, joints, cartilage,ligament and spinal discs. It

More information

Body Mechanics. The Back You Save Could Be Your Own. Harriette Flavio, LCSW, Operations Manager. Diane Adams, Volunteer Services Coordinator

Body Mechanics. The Back You Save Could Be Your Own. Harriette Flavio, LCSW, Operations Manager. Diane Adams, Volunteer Services Coordinator Body Mechanics The Back You Save Could Be Your Own Harriette Flavio, LCSW, Operations Manager Diane Adams, Volunteer Services Coordinator Back Safety Your back is the main supporting structure of your

More information

Do injuries have to happen?

Do injuries have to happen? Does doing your job make your body hurt? Is there anything that you or your employer can do to reduce or get rid of this pain? Read this fact sheet to learn more! Do injuries have to happen? Do you have

More information

MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS IN SONOGRAPHERS: ARE WE DOING ENOUGH?

MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS IN SONOGRAPHERS: ARE WE DOING ENOUGH? MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS IN SONOGRAPHERS: ARE WE DOING ENOUGH? Many terms are used to refer to work related injuries among sonographers. Musculosketetal injury (MSI) Repetitive motion injury (RMI) Repetitive

More information

Fact Sheet: Occupational Overuse Syndrome (OOS)

Fact Sheet: Occupational Overuse Syndrome (OOS) Fact Sheet: Occupational Overuse Syndrome (OOS) What is OOS? Occupational Overuse Syndrome (OOS) is the term given to a range of conditions characterised by discomfort or persistent pain in muscles, tendons

More information

Acute Low Back Pain. What is low back pain? What are the risk factors? How does it occur?

Acute Low Back Pain. What is low back pain? What are the risk factors? How does it occur? What is low back pain? Almost everyone has back pain at one time or another. The pain may be in the center of the back or to one side, or even move down the leg. Symptoms may also include pain in the back

More information

ERGONOMICS. University at Albany Office of Environmental Health and Safety 2010

ERGONOMICS. University at Albany Office of Environmental Health and Safety 2010 ERGONOMICS University at Albany Office of Environmental Health and Safety 2010 WHAT IS ERGONOMICS? From the Greek: ergon work and nomoi natural laws Defined by Webster as: Biotechnology WHAT IS ERGONOMICS?

More information

Basic Principles of Bike Fitting: The Role of the Physical Therapist Matthew S. Briggs, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC

Basic Principles of Bike Fitting: The Role of the Physical Therapist Matthew S. Briggs, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC Basic Principles of Bike Fitting: The Role of the Physical Therapist Matthew S. Briggs, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, The Ohio State University; Improving People s Lives

More information

THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME

THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME The Problem The term thoracic outlet syndrome is used to describe a condition of compression of the nerves and/or blood vessels in the region around the neck and collarbone, called

More information

Rotator Cuff Pathophysiology. treatment program that will effectively treat it. The tricky part about the shoulder is that it is a ball and

Rotator Cuff Pathophysiology. treatment program that will effectively treat it. The tricky part about the shoulder is that it is a ball and Rotator Cuff Pathophysiology Shoulder injuries occur to most people at least once in their life. This highly mobile and versatile joint is one of the most common reasons people visit their health care

More information

Heikki Uustal, M.D. Medical Director, Prosthetic/Orthotic Team JFK - Johnson Rehab Institute

Heikki Uustal, M.D. Medical Director, Prosthetic/Orthotic Team JFK - Johnson Rehab Institute Upper Extremity Orthotics Pathology and Prescription Heikki Uustal, M.D. Medical Director, Prosthetic/Orthotic Team JFK - Johnson Rehab Institute 1 Upper Extremity Orthotic Goals Substitute for absent

More information

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome By Leslie Grimes, R.Ph..

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome By Leslie Grimes, R.Ph.. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome By Leslie Grimes, R.Ph.. Definition Carpal tunnel syndrome is a progressively painful hand and arm condition caused by a pinched nerve in your wrist. Bound by bones and ligaments,

More information

BLUE SKY SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL MASSAGE AND THERAPEUTIC BODYWORK Musculoskeletal Anatomy & Kinesiology UPPER EXTREMITY ASSESSMENT

BLUE SKY SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL MASSAGE AND THERAPEUTIC BODYWORK Musculoskeletal Anatomy & Kinesiology UPPER EXTREMITY ASSESSMENT BLUE SKY SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL MASSAGE AND THERAPEUTIC BODYWORK Musculoskeletal Anatomy & Kinesiology UPPER EXTREMITY ASSESSMENT MSAK201-II Session 8 LEARNING OBJECTIVES: By the end of this session, the

More information

Keeping the Aging Worker Productive and Injury Free

Keeping the Aging Worker Productive and Injury Free Keeping the Aging Worker Productive and Injury Free Peter Goyert PT CCPE Senior Ergonomist WorkSafeBC Aging Some say aging is > 30 years. Everybody is aging. Generally aging workers refer to those in last

More information

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Educational Pamphlet

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Educational Pamphlet Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Educational Pamphlet SOUTH SOUND PAIN RELIEF CLINIC Relieving Pain and Restoring Health Through Manual Methods Ph: 360-943-2940 Michael W. Neely, DC 2009 South Sound Pain Relief

More information

Common Orthopedic Conditions

Common Orthopedic Conditions Common Orthopedic Conditions Clayton E Turner, MD Casper Orthopaedic Associates Casper, Wyoming Frontiers in Wyoming Medicine 2014 Common Orthopedic Conditions 1. Ankle Sprain 2. Plantar Fasciitis 3. Tennis

More information

Whiplash Associated Disorder

Whiplash Associated Disorder Whiplash Associated Disorder Bourassa & Associates Rehabilitation Centre What is Whiplash? Whiplash is a non-medical term used to describe neck pain following hyperflexion or hyperextension of the tissues

More information

Closed Automobile Insurance Third Party Liability Bodily Injury Claim Study in Ontario

Closed Automobile Insurance Third Party Liability Bodily Injury Claim Study in Ontario Page 1 Closed Automobile Insurance Third Party Liability Bodily Injury Claim Study in Ontario Injury Descriptions Developed from Newfoundland claim study injury definitions No injury Death Psychological

More information

UPPER EXTREMITY INJURIES. Recognizing common injuries to the upper extremity

UPPER EXTREMITY INJURIES. Recognizing common injuries to the upper extremity UPPER EXTREMITY INJURIES Recognizing common injuries to the upper extremity ANATOMY BONES Clavicle Scapula Spine of the scapula Acromion process Glenoid fossa/cavity Humerus Epicondyles ANATOMY BONES Ulna

More information

UTILIZING STRAPPING AND TAPING CODES FOR HEALTH CARE REIMBURSEMENT:

UTILIZING STRAPPING AND TAPING CODES FOR HEALTH CARE REIMBURSEMENT: UTILIZING STRAPPING AND TAPING CODES FOR HEALTH CARE REIMBURSEMENT: A GUIDE TO BILLING FOR SPIDERTECH PRE-CUT APPLICATIONS AND TAPE Billing and coding taping and strapping services can be a complex issue.

More information

What muscles do cyclists primarily use?

What muscles do cyclists primarily use? Stress & Injury The following information has been taken from freely available articles from British Cycling and other Cycling organisations. Sources are noted at the end of this document. Please note

More information

The Complete Guide to Upper Extremity Surgery and Injury Recovery

The Complete Guide to Upper Extremity Surgery and Injury Recovery The Complete Guide to Upper Extremity Surgery and Injury Recovery INTRODUCTION... 1 COMMON UPPER EXTREMITY INJURIES... 1 HAND OR WRIST FRACTURE... 2 HAND OR WRIST SPRAINS... 3 CHRONIC PAIN... 3 REOCCURING

More information

Carpal tunnel syndrome. Information for patients Occupational Therapy

Carpal tunnel syndrome. Information for patients Occupational Therapy Carpal tunnel syndrome Information for patients Occupational Therapy What causes carpal tunnel syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is the result of pressure on the median nerve at the wrist. The median nerve

More information

Elbow Injuries and Disorders

Elbow Injuries and Disorders Elbow Injuries and Disorders Introduction Your elbow joint is made up of bone, cartilage, ligaments and fluid. Muscles and tendons help the elbow joint move. There are many injuries and disorders that

More information

Ergonomics is the science of adjusting environments, tasks, or procedures to fit you, the healthcare worker. When tasks or environments are not ergonomically designed, a hazard can be created. These hazards

More information

Hand & Plastics Physiotherapy Department Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Information for patients

Hand & Plastics Physiotherapy Department Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Information for patients Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust Hand & Plastics Physiotherapy Department Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Information for patients page 2 What is the Carpal Tunnel? The carpal tunnel is made up of the bones

More information

WHIPLASH! Therapeutic Massage by Lucy Lucy Dean, LMT, NMT, MMT. Helpful and effective treatment with Neuromuscular Therapy. What does Whiplash mean?

WHIPLASH! Therapeutic Massage by Lucy Lucy Dean, LMT, NMT, MMT. Helpful and effective treatment with Neuromuscular Therapy. What does Whiplash mean? WHIPLASH! Helpful and effective treatment with Neuromuscular Therapy Therapeutic Massage by Lucy Lucy Dean, LMT, NMT, MMT What does Whiplash mean? Whiplash is a non-medical term used to describe neck pain

More information

PREVIEW ONLY. These notes are a preview. Slides are limited. Full notes available after purchase from www.worldhealthwebinars.com.

PREVIEW ONLY. These notes are a preview. Slides are limited. Full notes available after purchase from www.worldhealthwebinars.com. These notes are a preview. Slides are limited. www.worldhealthwebinars.com.au Be sure to convert to your own time zone at www.worldhealthwebinars.com.au PHYSIOTHERAPY AND CYCLING THE INTERACTION BETWEEN

More information

Are you sitting safely?

Are you sitting safely? Are you sitting safely?... Avoiding musculoskeletal problems during your thesis write-up Dr Chris Williams Email: chris.williams@socsci.ox.ac.uk This session will cover: Risks of work-related upper limb

More information

BP MS 150 lunch and learn: Stretching and injury prevention. Dr. Bart Kennedy (Sports Chiropractor) and Josh Thompson February 04, 2015

BP MS 150 lunch and learn: Stretching and injury prevention. Dr. Bart Kennedy (Sports Chiropractor) and Josh Thompson February 04, 2015 BP MS 150 lunch and learn: Stretching and injury prevention Dr. Bart Kennedy (Sports Chiropractor) and Josh Thompson February 04, 2015 Epidemiology Overuse injuries most common, traumatic event second

More information

A Patient s Guide to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

A Patient s Guide to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome A Patient s Guide to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 651 Old Country Road Plainview, NY 11803 Phone: 5166818822 Fax: 5166813332 p.lettieri@aol.com DISCLAIMER: The information in this booklet is compiled from a

More information

THE WRIST. At a glance. 1. Introduction

THE WRIST. At a glance. 1. Introduction THE WRIST At a glance The wrist is possibly the most important of all joints in everyday and professional life. It is under strain not only in many blue collar trades, but also in sports and is therefore

More information

AN EDUCATION BASED ERGONOMIC INTERVENTION PROGRAMME FOR GAUTENG CALL CENTRE WORKERS WITH UPPER EXTREMITY REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURIES.

AN EDUCATION BASED ERGONOMIC INTERVENTION PROGRAMME FOR GAUTENG CALL CENTRE WORKERS WITH UPPER EXTREMITY REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURIES. AN EDUCATION BASED ERGONOMIC INTERVENTION PROGRAMME FOR GAUTENG CALL CENTRE WORKERS WITH UPPER EXTREMITY REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURIES. Sancha Eliot Johannesburg 2010 DECLARATION I SANCHA ELIOT declare that

More information

CYCLING INJURIES. Objectives. Cycling Epidemiology. Epidemiology. Injury Incidence. Injury Predictors. Bike Fit + Rehab = Happy Cyclist

CYCLING INJURIES. Objectives. Cycling Epidemiology. Epidemiology. Injury Incidence. Injury Predictors. Bike Fit + Rehab = Happy Cyclist Objectives CYCLING INJURIS Bike Fit + Rehab = Happy Cyclist Jenny Kempf MPT, CSCS 1. pidemiology 2. Biomechanics 3. Overuse injuries 4. Prevention Cycling pidemiology 100 million Americans ride bicycles

More information

The Process of Strength and Conditioning for Golfers

The Process of Strength and Conditioning for Golfers The Process of Strength and Conditioning for Golfers The use of different sporting activities and resistance work to develop a strength and conditioning program specific to golf. Many club golfers are

More information

OUTPATIENT PHYSICAL AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PROTOCOL GUIDELINES

OUTPATIENT PHYSICAL AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PROTOCOL GUIDELINES OUTPATIENT PHYSICAL AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PROTOCOL GUIDELINES General Therapy Guidelines 1. Therapy evaluations must be provided by licensed physical and/or occupational therapists. Therapy evaluations

More information

Post-stroke pain. Defining pain 4.1. Duration of pain. Sources of pain. Section overview. Your role as health care provider. This section looks at:

Post-stroke pain. Defining pain 4.1. Duration of pain. Sources of pain. Section overview. Your role as health care provider. This section looks at: SECTION 4 Post-stroke pain Section overview This section looks at: Defining pain Facts about post-stroke pain Types of pain in stroke survivors Identifying pain in stroke survivors Pain assessment and

More information

Avoid The Dreaded Back Injury by Proper Lifting Techniques

Avoid The Dreaded Back Injury by Proper Lifting Techniques Avoid The Dreaded Back Injury by Proper Lifting Techniques If you ve ever strained your back while lifting something, you ll know the importance of lifting safely. Agenda Introduction About the Back The

More information

Athletic/Sports Massage

Athletic/Sports Massage CHAPTER18 Athletic/Sports Massage COMPLETION: In the space(s) provided, write the word(s) that correctly complete(s) each statement. 1. The 1972 Olympic gold medalist who was known as the flying Finn and

More information

o Understand the anatomy of the covered areas. This includes bony, muscular and ligamentous anatomy.

o Understand the anatomy of the covered areas. This includes bony, muscular and ligamentous anatomy. COURSE TITLE Kin 505 Activities, Injuries Disease in the Larger Society On-Line offering Instructor Dr. John Miller John.Miller@unh.edu Course Description. Sports and exercise are a part of American society

More information

SPORTS PRODUCTS ORTHOPEDIC TECHNICAL PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING, APPLICATION AND TRADE

SPORTS PRODUCTS ORTHOPEDIC TECHNICAL PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING, APPLICATION AND TRADE ORTHOPEDIC TECHNICAL PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING, APPLICATION AND TRADE PADDED ELBOW BRACE Elastic elbow brace with additional support. Especially recommended for tennis players and masseuses. Indications:

More information

Class Term Project Radiology Workplace Assessment Client Henry Ford Hospital - Radiology Department Coordinated by Carl Zylak

Class Term Project Radiology Workplace Assessment Client Henry Ford Hospital - Radiology Department Coordinated by Carl Zylak Design & Environmental Analysis 670 Class Term Project Radiology Workplace Assessment Client Henry Ford Hospital - Radiology Department Coordinated by Carl Zylak Professor Alan Hedge Cornell University

More information

Neck Pain Overview Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Neck Pain Overview Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment Options Neck Pain Overview Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment Options Neck pain is one of the most common forms of pain for which people seek treatment. Most individuals experience neck pain at some point during

More information

what do you mean by Acute Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? 7/14/2012 Acute Variants of Typically Chronic Conditions

what do you mean by Acute Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? 7/14/2012 Acute Variants of Typically Chronic Conditions what do you mean by DMK Acute Causes of Chronic Conditions Acute Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Acute Variants of Typically Chronic Conditions Acute Variants of Typically Chronic Conditions Kennedy-White Orthopaedic

More information

COMMON OVERUSE INJURIES ATTRIBUTED TO CYCLING, AND WAYS TO MINIMIZE THESE INJURIES

COMMON OVERUSE INJURIES ATTRIBUTED TO CYCLING, AND WAYS TO MINIMIZE THESE INJURIES COMMON OVERUSE INJURIES ATTRIBUTED TO CYCLING, AND WAYS TO MINIMIZE THESE INJURIES Listed are a few of the most common overuse injuries associated with cycling long distances. 1. Cervical and upper back

More information

Sport injuries of upper extremity in tennis players. Reporter: Jeng-Ming Tsai Adviser: Lin-Hwa Wang Li-Chieh Kuo

Sport injuries of upper extremity in tennis players. Reporter: Jeng-Ming Tsai Adviser: Lin-Hwa Wang Li-Chieh Kuo Sport injuries of upper extremity in tennis players Reporter: Jeng-Ming Tsai Adviser: Lin-Hwa Wang Li-Chieh Kuo Outlines Introduction Biomechanics Mechanism Common Injuries: shoulder, elbow and wrist Prevention

More information

Your Body, Your Job. Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Other Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders

Your Body, Your Job. Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Other Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders Your Body, Your Job Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Other Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders Your Body, Your Job Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Other Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal

More information

Preventing Overuse Injuries at Work

Preventing Overuse Injuries at Work Preventing Overuse Injuries at Work The Optimal Office Work Station Use an adjustable chair with good lumbar support. Keep your feet flat on a supportive surface (floor or foot rest). Your knees should

More information

Carpal Tunnel Release

Carpal Tunnel Release Carpal Tunnel Release Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition in the hand and wrist caused by excessive pressure on the median nerve in the wrist. Compression of the nerve typically causes numbness and tingling

More information

TheraCane. Owner's Manual

TheraCane. Owner's Manual TheraCane Owner's Manual THERA CANE 411 Thera Cane is a therapeutic massager that allows you to apply pressure to treat muscle dysfunction. Benefits of using the Thera Cane Eliminate painful knots in your

More information

Tennis Elbow Rehabilitation Program

Tennis Elbow Rehabilitation Program Tennis Elbow Rehabilitation Program Purpose: An effective program for using Powerball in the direct treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis Tennis Elbow. This is a painful condition typically aggravated by

More information

Most Common Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) in Dentistry

Most Common Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) in Dentistry Vickie P. Overman, RDH, M.Ed. Clinical Associate Professor UNC School of Dentistry CB# 7450 Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450 919 966 2800 vickie_overman@dentistry.unc.edu Description: There have been numerous

More information

Where Connective Tissue, Fasciae, and Anatomy Meet in The Shoulder Girdle. Aspects of Functional Anatomy.

Where Connective Tissue, Fasciae, and Anatomy Meet in The Shoulder Girdle. Aspects of Functional Anatomy. Where Connective Tissue, Fasciae, and Anatomy Meet in The Shoulder Girdle. Aspects of Functional Anatomy. This is the text of an oral presentation delivered at the 9 th European Congress on Music Physiology

More information

9/2/2010. Chronic Musculoskeletal Injuries Experienced by the Cyclist and Basic Bike Fit Solutions: Objectives for Today:

9/2/2010. Chronic Musculoskeletal Injuries Experienced by the Cyclist and Basic Bike Fit Solutions: Objectives for Today: Chronic Musculoskeletal Injuries Experienced by the Cyclist and Basic Bike Fit Solutions: Presented by Pascalle Dumez, P.T. Objectives for Today: Identify frequent injuries, review chronic injuries specific

More information

Hand Injuries and Disorders

Hand Injuries and Disorders Hand Injuries and Disorders Introduction Each of your hands has 27 bones, 15 joints and approximately 20 muscles. There are many common problems that can affect your hands. Hand problems can be caused

More information

Chapter 6 Musculoskeletal System Diseases and Disorders

Chapter 6 Musculoskeletal System Diseases and Disorders Chapter 6 Musculoskeletal System Diseases and Disorders Anatomy and Physiology Bones and Joints Bones provide framework and support; classified by shape and composition Joints: where two or more bones

More information

Repetitive Trauma Disorders of the Elbow, Wrist, & Hand. Paul N. Krop, M.D.

Repetitive Trauma Disorders of the Elbow, Wrist, & Hand. Paul N. Krop, M.D. Repetitive Trauma Disorders of the Elbow, Wrist, & Hand Paul N. Krop, M.D. Repetitive Trauma Disorders Definition - Disorders, primarily of the soft tissues, due to repeated exertions and movements of

More information

Tim Hanwell BSc OST a view from the coalface

Tim Hanwell BSc OST a view from the coalface Tim Hanwell BSc OST a view from the coalface 1 osteopathic viewpoint treating employees with musculoskeletal symptoms back pain sports injuries neck pain nerve pain muscle/tendon pathologies joint pain

More information

Adult Forearm Fractures

Adult Forearm Fractures Adult Forearm Fractures Your forearm is made up of two bones, the radius and ulna. In most cases of adult forearm fractures, both bones are broken. Fractures of the forearm can occur near the wrist at

More information

Primary Chiropractic and Physical Therapy Soft Tissue Treatment Guidelines

Primary Chiropractic and Physical Therapy Soft Tissue Treatment Guidelines Primary Chiropractic and Physical Therapy Soft Tissue Treatment Guidelines 1. Preface The WCB Health/Medical Services Unit developed these guidelines for soft tissue injuries, with input from biomechanical

More information

Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at the Elbow (Cubital Tunnel Syndrome)

Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at the Elbow (Cubital Tunnel Syndrome) Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at the Elbow (Cubital Tunnel Syndrome) Page ( 1 ) Ulnar nerve entrapment occurs when the ulnar nerve in the arm becomes compressed or irritated. The ulnar nerve is one of the three

More information

Wrist Fracture. Please stick addressograph here

Wrist Fracture. Please stick addressograph here ORTHOPAEDIC UNIT: 01-293 8687 /01-293 6602 UPMC BEACON CENTRE FOR ORTHOPAEDICS: 01-2937575 PHYSIOTHERAPY DEPARTMENT: 01-2936692 GUIDELINES FOR PATIENTS FOLLOWING WRIST FRACTURE Please stick addressograph

More information

Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy

Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy The mission for the Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) Program in Physical Therapy is to provide advanced post-professional education to practicing physical therapists in Texas

More information

Guide to Rotator Cuff Tear

Guide to Rotator Cuff Tear Guide to Rotator Cuff Tear The "rotator cuff" is a group of 4 muscles that are responsible for keeping the shoulder joint stable. Unfortunately, injuries to the rotator cuff are very common, either from

More information

Introduction. Important Structures

Introduction. Important Structures Bones and Joints There are 27 bones within the wrist and hand. The wrist itself contains eight small bones, called carpals. The carpals join with the two forearm bones, the radius and ulna, forming the

More information

Conducting an Office Ergonomics Audit

Conducting an Office Ergonomics Audit Conducting an Office Ergonomics Audit Presented By: Kavita Chauhan, R.Kin, B.Sc. Kin & Hlth., Ergonomic Specialist ABOUT Inc. International Ergonomics Consulting & Training organization providing Professional

More information

Neck Injuries and Disorders

Neck Injuries and Disorders Neck Injuries and Disorders Introduction Any part of your neck can be affected by neck problems. These affect the muscles, bones, joints, tendons, ligaments or nerves in the neck. There are many common

More information

Prevention of Injury To Massage Therapists By Andy Pitt Diploma in Remedial Massage Student at Shellharbour TAFE, ANTA Student Member 7421

Prevention of Injury To Massage Therapists By Andy Pitt Diploma in Remedial Massage Student at Shellharbour TAFE, ANTA Student Member 7421 Prevention of Injury To Massage Therapists By Andy Pitt Diploma in Remedial Massage Student at Shellharbour TAFE, ANTA Student Member 7421 In researching this assignment, I have found claims that up to

More information

Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI / ASTD)

Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI / ASTD) Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI / ASTD) This information should not be distributed to the employer. This information is an overview of the principles derived from the current jurisprudence. Each case is

More information

THE LUMBAR SPINE (BACK)

THE LUMBAR SPINE (BACK) THE LUMBAR SPINE (BACK) At a glance Chronic back pain, especially in the area of the lumbar spine (lower back), is a widespread condition. It can be assumed that 75 % of all people have it sometimes or

More information

Physiotherapy. We believe hospitals can be better

Physiotherapy. We believe hospitals can be better Physiotherapy We believe hospitals can be better We believe hospitals can be better better by partnership Our hospitals are co-managed by everyone who works with Circle, including our doctors and nurses.

More information

Classical Massage Movements

Classical Massage Movements CHAPTER10 Classical Massage Movements COMPLETION: In the space(s) provided, write the word(s) that correctly complete(s) each statement. 1. Three physical factors that control the results of a manipulation

More information

Beware! your mouse can bite your hand!

Beware! your mouse can bite your hand! Beware! your mouse can bite your hand! Pradnya R. Malandkar K. Munshi When a typical form of work is extensively performed repeatedly over a large time span (years) it causes R.S.I. (Repetitive Stress

More information

Procedure for Managing Injury Risks Associated with Manual Tasks

Procedure for Managing Injury Risks Associated with Manual Tasks Burgess-Limerick & Associates Ergonomics and Research Consultants ABN 84976421949 Procedure for Managing Injury Risks Associated with Manual Tasks Burgess-Limerick, R. (2008). Procedure for Managing Injury

More information

1 of 6 1/22/2015 10:06 AM

1 of 6 1/22/2015 10:06 AM 1 of 6 1/22/2015 10:06 AM 2 of 6 1/22/2015 10:06 AM This cross-section view of the shoulder socket shows a typical SLAP tear. Injuries to the superior labrum can be caused by acute trauma or by repetitive

More information

For Deep Pressure Massage

For Deep Pressure Massage T H E R A C A N E O W N E R S M A N U A L For Deep Pressure Massage Thera Cane is a self massager used to apply pressure to sore muscles. The unique design of the Thera Cane lets you apply deep pressure

More information

EXERCISE USING STRETCHES

EXERCISE USING STRETCHES E EXERCISE USING STRETCHES AND POSTURE PROMOTING ACTIVITIES! ERGO TIPS HOW? Chin Tuck Side Stretch Back Bend Shoulder Roll Tennis Elbow Stretch Loose Golfer Shoulder Stretch Hand Spread See ERGO-cise handout

More information

Fundamental Movement Skills: Balancing Mobility and Stability

Fundamental Movement Skills: Balancing Mobility and Stability Fundamental Movement Skills: Balancing Mobility and Stability Of the three components of RAW functional fitness, movement skills tend to get the least emphasis. However, the other two components (strength

More information

Bringing Back the Shoulders

Bringing Back the Shoulders Bringing Back the Shoulders Mike Kamal Peak performance in competition should always be the primary goal of training. The unfortunate and sometimes unavoidable consequences of sport are fatigue, breakdown

More information

Whiplash and Whiplash- Associated Disorders

Whiplash and Whiplash- Associated Disorders Whiplash and Whiplash- Associated Disorders North American Spine Society Public Education Series What Is Whiplash? The term whiplash might be confusing because it describes both a mechanism of injury and

More information

OVERVIEW. NEUROSURGICAL ASSESSMENT CERVICAL PROBLEMS Dirk G. Franzen, M.D. WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF THE PHYSICAL EXAM?

OVERVIEW. NEUROSURGICAL ASSESSMENT CERVICAL PROBLEMS Dirk G. Franzen, M.D. WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF THE PHYSICAL EXAM? NEUROSURGICAL ASSESSMENT CERVICAL PROBLEMS Dirk G. Franzen, M.D. Neurological Surgery Bluegrass Orthopaedics and Hand Care OVERVIEW SCOPE OF THE PROBLEM PREVALENCE PATHOLOGY ANATOMIC CONSIDERATIONS ASSESSMENT

More information

Musculoskeletal System

Musculoskeletal System CHAPTER 3 Impact of SCI on the Musculoskeletal System Voluntary movement of the body is dependent on a number of systems. These include: The brain initiates the movement and receives feedback to assess

More information

Brachial Plexus Palsy

Brachial Plexus Palsy Patient and Family Education Brachial Plexus Palsy A Therapy Guide for Your Baby Brachial Plexus Palsy is caused by trauma to the nerves of the arm. This trauma may have caused muscle weakness, lack of

More information

Sit stand desks and musculo skeletal health. Katharine Metters

Sit stand desks and musculo skeletal health. Katharine Metters Sit stand desks and musculo skeletal health Katharine Metters Topics Sitting Standing Movement and activity Work and human change Sitting uses less energy Sitting provides support for the body to reduce

More information

Patella Stabilisation Surgery

Patella Stabilisation Surgery Patella Stabilisation Surgery A comprehensive rehabilitation programme post operatively has been developed to improve your mobility and strength. Its purpose is to help you return to your normal activities

More information

Stage 1. Dr. John Howell, DC

Stage 1. Dr. John Howell, DC Core Strength Training Dr. John Howell, DC Strengthening the Core Reduces Back Pain Abdominals get all the credit for protecting the back and being the foundation of strength, but they are only a small

More information

Adult Distal Radius (Wrist) Fractures

Adult Distal Radius (Wrist) Fractures Anatomy A Patient's Guide to Adult Distal Radius (Wrist) Fractures Adult Distal Radius (Wrist) Fractures The distal radius is part of the radius, one of the two bones in the forearm. The distal radius

More information

Current Concepts of Low Back Pain. Terry L. Grindstaff, PhD, PT, ATC, SCS, CSCS

Current Concepts of Low Back Pain. Terry L. Grindstaff, PhD, PT, ATC, SCS, CSCS Current Concepts of Low Back Pain Terry L. Grindstaff, PhD, PT, ATC, SCS, CSCS 28% population reports LBP in past 3 months (CDC 2010) 60% recurrence rate (Turner et al, 1992) Low Back Pain Low Back Pain

More information

Overhead Strength Training for the Shoulder: Guidelines for Injury Prevention and Performance Training Success

Overhead Strength Training for the Shoulder: Guidelines for Injury Prevention and Performance Training Success Overhead Strength Training for the Shoulder: Guidelines for Injury Prevention and Performance Training Success Robert Panariello MS, PT, ATC, CSCS Strength training is an important component in the overall

More information

Therapeutic Canine Massage

Therapeutic Canine Massage Meet our Certified Canine Massage Therapist, Stevi Quick After years of competitive grooming and handling several breeds in conformation, I became interested in training and competing with my dogs in the

More information