· Functions of this system are to support & protect the body, and foster movement of the extremities
· Musculoskeletal disorders and injuries directly affect the quality of life of individuals & are the leading cause of disability in the U.S.
· This chapter is meant as a review of the structures of the musculoskeletal system – know the basic structures and their functions – bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles
· Health history – H&P:
o Address symptoms experienced (pain, altered sensation, limited ROM, etc.)
o Ability to perform ADLs and level of assistance needed
o Diet & exercise patterns
o Weight management
o Family history of disorders
o Muscle size & strength
o Indicators of peripheral vascular dysfunction (Chart 39-3)
· Diagnostic tools: X-ray, CT, MRI, bone densitometry, bone scan, arthroscopy, EMG, biopsy
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