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Occupational Therapist


Hand Therapy 132
Clinical Examination of the Wrist

2.0

  • Identify 3 key components to a through wrist examination
  • List the 3 dorsal zones of the wrist and describe 3 important anatomic structures located within each zone
  • List the 2 volar zones of the wrist and describe 3 important anatomic structures located within each zone
  • Name the 6 extensor compartments of the wrist and list the tendons located within each compartment
  • Describe 3 clinical syndromes that effect the extensor tendons
  • List and describe 3 clinical syndromes that effect each dorsal zone of the wrist
  • List and describe 3 clinical syndromes that effect each volar zone of the wrist
  • Describe 1 test used to assess scaphoid instability
  • Explain the significance of the Allen’s test
  • List and describe 2 tests used to identify Median Nerve compression

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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