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Musculoskeletal Protocols

Shoulder Examination

  • Long head biceps
  • Subscapularis
  • Supraspinatus
  • Infraspinatus
  • Teres Minor
  • Pectoralis Major Tendon
  • Coracoacromial Ligament
  • Posterior Glenohumeral Joint/Labrum Assessment
  • Subdeltoid/Subacromial Bursae
  • Acromioclavicular Joint

Dynamic Assessment, internal rotation for anterior impingement, external rotation for adhesive capsulitis, and abduction for subdeltoid bursal impingement and trapezius muscle activation.

Elbow Examination

  • Common Extensor Origin & Radial Collateral Ligament
  • Triceps
  • Common Flexor Origin & Medial Collateral Ligament
  • Biceps Brachii
  • Anterior and Posterior Elbow Joint
  • Deep Radial (Posterior Interosseous) Nerve
  • Median Nerve
  • Ulnar Nerve

Wrist Examination

6 Extensor Compartment Tendons

  • 1st Compartment – Abductor Pollicis Longus & Extensor Pollicis Brevis
  • 2nd Compartment – Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus & Brevis
  • 3rd Compartment – Extensor Pollicis Longus
  • 4th Compartment – Extensor Digitorum & Extensor Indicis
  • 5th Compartment – Extensor Digitorum Minimi
  • 6th Compartment – Extensor Carpi Ulnaris

Scapholunate Ligament
Dorsal Intercarpal Ligament

Flexor Tendons

  • Flexor Carpi Radialis
  • Flexor Pollicis Longus
  • Flexor Digitorum Superficialis & Profundus
  • Flexor Capri Ulnaris

Distal Radioulnar Joint
Proximal & Distal Wrist 
Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex – incompletely seen
1st Carpometacarpal Phalangeal Joint

Hand & Finger examinations are based on clinical indications.

Hip Examination

Anterior Hip
Hip Joint – anterior recess and anterior acetabular labrum
Iliopsoas
Rectus Femoris
Adductor Muscles: Pectineus, Adductor Longus, Adductor Brevis,
Adductor Magnus, & Gracilis
Sartorius

Lateral Hip
Tensor Fasciae Latae
Gluteus Minimis, Medius & Magnus, Greater Trochanter, Iliotibial Band

Posterior Hip
Hamstrings – Semitendinosus, Semimembranosus & Biceps Femoris
Sacrotuberous Ligament
Sciatic Nerve

Dynamic Assessment
Internal & External Rotation – lateral hip trochanteric bursa
Abduction – lateral hip gluteus minimis & medius muscle activation
Flexion – anterior hip iliacus muscle activation

Dynamic assessment will be performed when clinically indicated.

Knee Examination

  • Quadriceps
  • Patellar
  • Suprapatellar Recess
  • Medial and Lateral Collateral Ligaments
  • Pes Anserine
  • Iliotibial Band
  • Semimembranosus
  • Semitendinosus
  • Biceps Femoris
  • Popliteal Fossa

Ankle Examination

  • Peroneus Longus & Brevis
  • Calcaneofibular ligament
  • Anterior Inferior Tibiofibular Ligament (Syndesmosis)
  • Anterior Talofibular Ligament
  • Extensor Digitorum Longus & Brevis
  • Extensor Hallucis Longus
  • Tibialis Anterior
  • Dorsal Talonavicular Ligament
  • Bifurcate Ligament
  • Tibialis posterior
  • Flexor Digitorum Longus
  • Flexor Hallucis Longus
  • Deltoid Ligament

Mount Albert, Inside Mount Albert Community Leisure Centre (same building as YMCA)
773 New North Road, Mt Albert, Auckland 1025
Phone: 09 815 0656‬

Flexa Clinic
160 Lake Road, Northcote, Auckland 0627
Phone: 09 481 0670

support@soundexperience.co.nz
SMS: 027 906 4884