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Acute Injury Management -Ice Treatment

Acute Injury Management -Ice Treatment

Acute  Injury Management –  Ice Treatment Rest Ice Compression and Elevation  Treatment of a sprains and strains is often accomplished with the…

Anatomy of the Hand, Wrist ,and Fingers

 Anatomy of the Hand The Wrist , Hand and Fingers…

Functions and Movement of the Elbow Muscles

Functions and Movement of the Elbow Muscles Functions: Biceps The biceps…

Main Muscles of the Elbow

Main Muscles of the Elbow are: Flexion Biceps Brachii Brachialis…

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The Elbow

Articulation: The Elbow Between the Trochlea of the Humerus, trochlear  notch of the ulna and between the capitulum of the humerus and superior aspect of the head of the radius. Type of Joint: Synovial Hinge Joint Ligaments. 1.Capsule; This envelopes the joint. It is attached to…

The Rotator Cuff’

Deep Rotators of the Shoulder ‘The Rotator Cuff’ In addition to the major movers of the shoulder already discussed there are four muscles that serve to rotate the joint but also act as dynamic ptotractors of the joint. These muscles are collectively called the rotator…

Muscles of the Upper Torso

Muscles of the Upper Torso Muscle   Origin   Insertion   Action(s)      Palpation Deltoid Front outer1/3rd of the clavicle, border of the acromion, and lower edge of the spine of the scapula Deltoid tubercle on the middle outer surface of the humerus. True…

The Shoulder Joint

The Shoulder Joint   Articulation: Between the large hemi-spherical head of humerus with shallow pear shaped glenoid cavity of scapula. This articulation allows for considerable range of movement but makes the joint unstable and therefore vulnerable to injury. The glenoid cavity is deepened to some…

Muscles of the Scapula

Muscle Origin Insertion Action Trapezius Upper fibres-base of skull,occipital protuberance.Ligament of neck:Middle fibres-spine of 7th cervical and upper 3 thoracic vertebrae. Lower fibres-spines of 4th through 12th thoracic vertebrae. Upper fibres –posterior aspect of the outer 3rd of the clavicle.Middle fibres- upper border of the…