Wednesday, January 2, 2019

What happens to the arm when either the C6 or radial nerve is compressed?  How does one differentially diagnose it?

Thursday, December 6, 2018

D1nerve root damage

D1 nerve root damage causes deep aching pain in shoulder, axilla & medial olecranon. It is rare but normally a consequence of: Pancoast tumor, metastatic growth deep cervical nodes or cervical rib

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Pediatrics: Face presentation at birth

What is face presentation and what mark does it leave on the baby?

Monday, November 26, 2018

Common locations for peripheral nerve injury in the arm

Vulnerable locations for peripheral nerves along the arm.

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.