Cervical Spine Injuries

Cervical Spine Injuries - ROM & strength...

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Cervical Spine Injuries
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Anatomy Bones: 7 vertebrae lordotic curve
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Anatomy cont’d Muscles: trapezius levator scapula deep extensors & rotators
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Anatomy cont’d Nerves 8 cervical nerves Discs
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Motions Flexion Extension Side bend Rotation Shoulder: F, E, Ab, Ad, Elbow: F, E, Wrist/ hand: Fl, Ext,
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Injuries Neurological injury to ___________ Non-neurological Fractures strains sprains contusions
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Soft-tissue Injuries Strains, sprains, contusions MOI: Varies but usually not _________________ S/S: vary, but no _______________________, _________________________________________ tx: STP misc:
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Brachial Plexus “Stingers/ Burners” MOI: Stretching or compression of __________________ s/s: pain (__________), numbness/ tingling/ burning of _________,
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Unformatted text preview: ROM & strength Brachial Plexus tx: ice, refer rehab program misc: may return when asymptomatic can cause permanent damage Spinal Cord Injury MOI: Usually ___________ Can occur w/ any extreme motion s/s: _________________ MOI Spinal Cord Injury tx: ABCs Stabilize 911 Do NOT ______________ misc: anyone found unconscious is treated as if __________ _____________________ _ s/s may go away (contusion) Neuro Injury - What to do? Remain calm & calm the athlete Do not move the athlete unless ______________ Call EMS Be prepared for rescue breathing, CPR, vomiting while monitoring the vitals Log-roll and immobilize when EMS arrives...
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