QUESTION 1 You are treating a patient who is 3 days post-op right medial meniscus repair. Which treatment goal would be most important to achieve during this period?
B. Increase isolated quadriceps strength
C. Increase knee flexion range of motion
QUESTION 2 Which of the following conditions would benefit from exercises emphasizing spinal flexion?
A. Vertebral body fracture
B. Lumbar zygapophyseal dysfunction
C. Herniated L4-L5 intervertebral disk
D. Spinal foramen stenosis
QUESTION 3 You are treating a patient with an acute herniated L4-L5 disk. The patient injured his back 2 days ago. Which modality would be the least appropriate at this stage?
A. Transcutaneous electrical stimulation (TENS)
B. Cold pack applied to the low back
D. Electrical stimulation
QUESTION 4 You are treating a patient with a left rotator cuff tear in the critical zone, which is an area very susceptible to a tear. It is called the critical zone because the area is known for which of the following?
QUESTION 5 You are treating a patient with a scaphoid fracture. Which anatomic area of the hand would you expect to be tender?
QUESTION 6 During the normal gait cycle, which muscle would NOT play a concentric role during toe-off (preswing)?
A. Flexor hallucis longus