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Chapter 4

Orthopedics

TermDefinition
-physis Growth
-osteo bone
cranio- head, skull
cervico- neck
spondylo- vertebra
lumbo- loin, lower back
dactlyo- finger
carpo- wrist
costo- rib
femoro- femur(thighbone)
brachio- arm
tarso- ankle
tibio- tibia(shinbone)
chondro- cartilage
arthro- joint
burso- bursa
bursa small fluid filled sac near joints
fascia connective tissue that bind muscles together
kinesio- movement, motion
ankylo- stiff, bent
kyphosis humped back, abnormal curvature of upper spine
lordosis sway back, abnormal forward curvature of the lower spine
scoliosis crooked back, abnormal lateral curvature of the spine
Hx history
fx fracture
tx treatment or traction
cts carpel tunnel syndrome
from full range of motion
nsaid non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
orif open reduction internal fixation
pt physical therapy
rice rest ice compression elevation
tkr total knee replacement
WB weight bearing
WBAT weight bearing as tolerated
Created by: heathersutton87