1. Which of the following orthoses would most effectively address an excessively pronated foot in a pediatric patient?

 
 
 
 

2. Extension postures should be encouraged following a vertebral compression fracture. Which of the following trunk orthoses would best accomplish this goal?

 
 
 
 

3. A therapist is performing gait training with a right transfemoral amputee patient who recently received a new prosthetic. During gait analysis the therapist notices an excessively abducted gait. Which of the following should the therapist do next?

 
 
 
 

4. While fitting a patient for a new wheelchair you obtain the following measurements:

Posterior buttock to posterior aspect of lower leg (popliteal fossa): 22 inches

Bottom of shoe to just below the thigh (popliteal fossa): 20 inches

Seat platform to elbow (while held in 90 degrees flexion): 8 inches

What would be the appropriate seat depth for the patient described above?

 
 
 
 

5. A prosthesis that is too short would likely cause which of the following gait abnormalities?

 
 
 
 

6. How is appropriate wheelchair seat height best determined?

 
 
 
 

7. A therapist is currently performing a home health safety evaluation for a patient returning home from the hospital in a wheelchair. Which of the following would be a cause of concern for the therapist?

 
 
 
 

8. Which of the following assistive devices would be indicated for a 70 y/o male patient 3 days s/p R TKR PWB RLE?

 
 
 
 

9. While observing the ambulation pattern of a patient wearing a KAFO on the RLE, you observe excessive knee hyper extension during midstance. Which of the following is the most likely cause of this gait abnormality?

 
 
 
 

10. While treating a patient with a R transtibial amputation and a newly fit prosthetic, excessive knee flexion during gait is observed. Which of the following is most likely the cause of this gait abnormality?

 
 
 
 


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