Gait Deviation Analysis

There are several great videos online regarding gait deviations. I would highly recommend watching these videos until you are able to recognize the slightest gait deviation. Below are several common deviations that should be well known and understood by any...

UCBL & Force Systems

The University of California Biomechanics Lab orthosis, better known as a UCBL orthosis has been commonly used to treat many disorders resulting from low tone. As of late I have been hearing much debate over the three point force systems at play. Many of these...

2 Strategies That Lead Me To Success!

We all know that studying for an exam can be stressful. Not to mention a board exam that you have to pay for! We all go through the same routine of working all day, running errands, and then studying. Studying while being exhausted and stressed is one of the worst...

Gait Weight Line Vectors

Remember before we had cell phones, we would actually memorize phone numbers! Memorizing phone numbers may be a thing of the past but this phone number you will want to remember. Stressing out over memorizing ground reaction forces throughout stance phase at the hip,...

Treatment of Humeral Fractures

Most commonly seen in the hospital setting humeral Fx are not the funnest thing to treat but they are rather simple. The below describes the proper treatment methods. Mid humeral Fx: Treated using a simply circumferential “Sarmiento” type orthosis. This simple...

Common Spinal Measurements

There are several spinal measurement forms available on the internet. They all might very slightly but they all consist of three types of measurements: lengths, M/Ls’, and circumferences. I would highly suggest that you memorize these as you may or may not be provided...