Wednesday, 11 September 2013

DUCHENE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY
THIS DYSTROPHY IS SEEN IN 1 OUT OF 3000 TO 4000 MALE BABIES BORN.
ONSET:
ITS NOTICED AT ABOUT THREE YEARS OF AGE.IT HAS A SUBACUTE TYPE OF ONSET.FIRST VERY SLOW CLUMPSY WALKING WITH FREQUENT FALLS MAY BE NOTICED.
GRADUALLY CHILD DEVELOPS LORDOTIC POSTUREDUE TO WEAKNESS OF ABDOMINAL MUSCLES.GETTING UP FROM SQUATING IS IMPOSIBLE.
THEN HE DEVELOPS WEDDLING GAIT AND IS NOT LONGER  BE ABLE TO JUMP.
WEAKNESS:
HYPERTROPHY OF MUSCLES:
REFLEXES:
CONTRACTURE AND DEFORMITY:
FUNCTIONAL INDEPENDENCY:
INTELLIGENCE:
GIT ABNORMALITY:
OBESITY:
EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCES:
PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT:
MAINTAINING FLEXIBILITY OF VARIOUS MUSCLES BY EXERCISES.
AVOID VIGOROUS STRENGTHENING EXERCISES
PREVENTING CONTRACTURE
HOME ADAPTATION
RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES
ENCOURAGING FUNCTIONAL INDEPENDENCY
SCHOOLING
LIFTING TECHNIQUES AND TRANSFER
WHEEL CHAIR MANAGEMENT













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