Board Certified, fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons to take you through a clinical examination of each body part. Further, they explain what response each part of the examination is supposed to elicit. Additionally, they explain the common mistakes made by patients during the examination, along with the tricks used by examiners to elicit inappropriate responses to the exam. During the clinical examination, the physicians go through many of the common injuries to each body part and how those injuries are diagnosed.
Some of the injuries and conditions discussed in the DVDs are: Herniated discs, dipsogenic pain, annular tears, nerve root impingement, spondylolisthesis, stenosis, thoracic outlet syndrome, rotator cuff tears, labral tears, bursitis, frozen shoulder, ac joint impingement, biceps tendon tear, tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, cubital tunnel syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome, scaphoid bone dislocation, trigger finger/thumb, ulnar nerve entrapment, de Quervain’s tenosynovitis, flexor tendon injuries, ACL, PCL & MCL tears, meniscal tears, patellofemoral pain, Achilles tendon injuries, Lis franc fractures, plantar fasciitis, bone spurs, calcaneal injuries, femoral acetabular impingement, fractures, sprains, strains and arthritis.
There are 3 DVDs
Along with the medical instruction provided in the DVD, there is also a component that helps prepare the client for the legal issues associated with the examination. More specifically, your client will be prepared with knowledge on helpful tips for the examination such as: how to behave with the physician, make sure that they provide a proper and detailed history of the cause of their injury and discuss the impact it had on a preexisting condition, arriving early, dressing appropriately, bringing a 3rd party with them to witness the examination, taking notes to provide to you after the examination that includes the amount of time that the physician spends with the client and the portions of the clinical exam that the physician utilized, being aware that surveillance video and medical records have likely been provided to the physician and make sure that your client is aware that they must bring diagnostic films to the examination.