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Take a comprehensive patient history, including previous use of an orthosis, diagnosis, work history, activity level, physical limitations and medical history. Perform a diagnosis-specific clinical examination of sensory function, range of motion, joint stability, and skin integrity. Utilize knowledge of gross surface anatomy, muscle functions, pathologies and disease processes to guide assessment. Refer patient to other health care providers for intervention beyond orthotic fitter scope of practice.
A “gait cycle” refers to all activity that occurs between:
Genu recurvatum is a condition in which the knee is:
A “contralateral extremity” is best defined as:
During stance, the hip joint is most stable when it is in which position relative to the weight line?
Which of the following is a primary knee extensor?
The elbow joint is an example of which type of joint?
Another name for the palmar surface is the: