Left Lower abdominal pain

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Left Lower abdominal pain

Postby Maddox » Tue Mar 27, 2012 12:54 pm

A male patient - mid 40's - presents with Left lower abdominal pain, aggrevated by trunk flexion and Left hip flexion. What would be an approach to assessment and treatment?
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Re: Left Lower abdominal pain

Postby Jbeas » Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:44 am

There is still quite a bit of info left out of this case. It seems like you are asking for an assessment/ eval and treatment plan. In the template,according to Paris/Patla, There are a whoping 18 steps in an evaluation. We need these steps to further isolate and come up with the treatment plan most appropriate for the diagnosis and dysfunction. For example just a few steps to include are: Structural inspection(posture),palpation for condition ( eg. inflamation),lumbopelvic PROM/AROM, MMT,MLT. There are more steps than listed, but I would further manually assess to determine an appropriate starting point.
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