Muscles of forearm : Quick review

A) Superficial flexors: Common flexor origin: Medial epicondyle Nerve supply: Median nerve except Flexor carpi ulnaris which is also supplied by ulnar nerve Muscle Insertion Function Nerve Supply Pronator teres Mid-lateral radius Flex forearm Median  nerve Flexor carpi raialis 2nd and 3rd metacarpal bones Flex… Read More

History Taking in Orthopedics

A. IDENTIFICATION 1. Age: <1 yr Developmental Dysplasia of Hip (DDH), Cerebral palsy 1-2 yrs Nutritional rickets, Poliomyelitis, Ewing’s sarcoma 5-10 yrs TB of hip, Perthe’s disease < 15 Acute osteomyelitis, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis 15-20 yrs Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) 10-20 yrs Bone malignancies,… Read More