Thursday, July 5, 2018

Angina versus musculo-skeletal chest pain - osteopathy studies

The most characteristic feature of angina is chest pain occurring predominantly during exertion and alleviated almost as soon as the patient rests. This is unlike musculoskeletal chest pain which is associated with a particular movement or twist and localized tenderness.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Ulnar nerve and D1 root lesion - differential diagnosis

Ulnar nerve lesions cause wasting of the small muscles of the hand but spares the adbuctor pollicis brevis muscle. D1 root lesions also causes wasting of the small muscles of the hand including the abductor pollicis brevis muscle.

Test - Abduct thumb against resistance.