Conditions A-Z: T

Find below at extensive list of different conditions that physiotherapists treat. Information includes definition, aetiology, differential diagnosis, examination, treatments and loads more. It is important to familiarise yourself will common conditions before going on placements to ensure that you treat effectively and score high placement grades. Scroll to the bottom to find more about this.

Conditions A-Z

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Neurological conditions

Downs syndrome

Muscular dystrophy

Parkinson

Multiple sclerosis

Facial palsy

Neuralgia

Head injury

Spinal cord injury

Cerebral palsy

Learning disabilities

Stroke

Motor neurone disease

CRPS

GBS

Huntingdons disease

Polyneuropathies

Spina bifida

Musculoskeletal conditions

Frozen shoulder

Shoulder impingement

Tennis elbow

Golfers elbow

Carpal tunnel

Groin strain

Piriformis syndrome

Trochanteric buritus

Shin splints

Sciatica

Thoracic pain

Achilles tendonitis

Plantar fasciitis

Whiplash

Hamstring tear

Disc prolapse

TMJ

Shoulder dislocation

Facet syndrome

Sacro iloiac dysfunction

Spinal stenosis

Spondylothesis

Labral tear

Arthritis

Syndesmosis sprain

Lis franc joint(ruptured tarso-metatarsol lig

Metatarsal fracture

Os trigonum Syndrome

Acute torticollis(wry neck)

Wrist Bennetts fracture

Colles fracture

Capitate fracture

Scaphoid fracture

Mallet finger

Runners knee

Oslgood schlatter

Osteochondritis dissecans

Patella fracture

Patella tendonitis

Anterior knee pain

Compartment

Thoracic outlet syndrome

AC joint sprain

Glenohumeral instability

Cardiorespiratory Conditions

Hyperventilation syndrome

Lung disease

Neuromuscular disorders

Multi system failure

Acute respiratory distress syndrome

Smoke inhalation

COPD

Asthma

Cystic fibrosis

 

 

Elderly care placements At university this was always thought to be one of the least desirable placements however it has an opportunity both improve someones quality of life and give them independence so that can remain living in their own home. The important conditions to read up on are UTI’s, falls and general orthopaedic surgery. This will help you to get a basic idea of aims for treatment sessions and objective measures that are used to monitor progress.

Placements with the marines A slightly more glamourous placements may be had with the military or sports clubs. With this you need to do lots of anatomy preparation and utilise the MDT, such as personal trainers to aid your learning. These placements often require that you develop skills of leading classes. Get a few colleagues together and brain storm possible ACL exercises or ankle sprain rehab as these are likely to be injuries sustained in an active job. Practicing and role playing these classes will give you added confidence before your placement.  If any patients are post surgery find the surgeons protocol to make such there are no restrictions.

 
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