Thursday, 19 September 2013

DUCHENE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY(DMD)
ITS A MOST COMMON AND MOST SEVERE TYPE OF MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY.
INCIDENCE:
THIS DYSTROPHY IS SEEN IN 1 OUT OF 3000 TO 4000 MALE BABIES BORN.
CLINICAL PRESENTATION:
DISEASE IS USUALY NOTICED AT ABOUT THREE YEARS OF AGE.IT HAS A SUBACUTE TYPE OF ONSET.
SLOW CLUMPSY WALKING
WEAKNESS
LORDOTIC POSTURE
HYPERTROPHY OF MUSCLES
SUPERFICIAL REFLEXES ARE LOST
CONTRACTURE AND DEFORMITY
FUNCTIONAL INDEPENDENCY
GIT ABNORMALITIES
EMOTIONAL DYSTURBANCES
PHYSIOTHERAPY MANAGEMENT:
PARENTERAL COUNSIL
EXERCISES
PREVENTING CONTRACTURES
HOME ADAPTATION
SCHOOLING
RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES
ENCOURAGING FUNCTINAL INDEPENDENCY WHEEL CHAIR MANAGEMENT
LIFTING TECHNIQUES AND TRANSFER


















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