Physical Medicine and Rehab / PodiatryTerms (Word List) For Medical Transcriptionists


abduction brace


abduction hip splint

 

abduction pillow


active-assisted range-of-motion exercise


activities of daily living


adaptive devices

 

American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) scale


ankle-foot orthosis or AFO


ankle-pump exercise


antidecubitus mattress


aquatic therapy

 

arm trough


aspiration precautions


assistive devices


balance board


bathroom equipment


bed mobility


bed rails


bedside commode

bed-to-wheelchair transfers


broad-based cane


broad-based gait


buddy strap/splint


Bunny boot


calcaneal stance


chin tuck technique (dysphagia patients)

 

compensatory techniques


contact guard assistance


CPM (continuous passive motion) device

 

dependent for all self-care activities


dressing stick


eggcrate mattress


electrical stimulation

 

elevating leg rest

 

energy conservation techniques and pacing


footdrop gait


front-wheel walker


functional transfers


gentle passive range of motion


give-way weakness


Glasgow coma scale score


grip strength


halo vest


hand grasp strength


handicap parking placard


HBO therapy


heel lift


hospital bed


Hoyer lift


hygiene, feeding, grooming, upper and lower body dressing,

and transfer skills


joint laxity

 

Kydex jacket


lightweight wheelchair


LiteGait device


long handle shoe horn


long handle sponge


lumbosacral corset

 

maximal assistance, moderate assistance, minimal assistance

 

maximal assistance for grooming


Minerva vest


minimal/maximal assistance


modified independence level


moist heat therapy


Moon boot

 

motorized scooter


motorized wheelchair


one-person assistance, two-person assistance


oral motor control


parallel bars


passive resistive exercise


physical therapy, occupational therapy, rehab nursing, therapeutic

recreation


pregait and gait training


pressure relief ankle foot orthosis or PRAFO


psychomotor performance


quad cane


quad knobs and brake extenders


raised toilet seat


Rancho ankle foot control device


range of motion


recreational therapy


requires setup for


rickshaw rehabilitation exerciser


ROHO bed


rolling walker


safety awareness


self-care independence


self-care skills


self-propel wheelchairs


shoe lift


shower chair


single-point cane


sit to stand


sitting/standing balance


sliding board transfers


sock aid and reacher

spinal cord injury orientation session


spinal precautions


standard leg rest


standby to contact guard assistance


supervised level with


swing-through gait


swing-through phase of ambulation

 

team conference


TED hose


Thera-Band

 

therapeutic recreation


toe-touch weightbearing status


toilet-to-tub/shower transfers

 

total dependence


trapeze


Trendelenburg gait


Vail bed


Venodyne boot


vibratory stimulation


weightbearing as tolerated


whirlpool therapy

 

PODIATRY TERMS:

 

ankle dorsiflexion


balls of feet


Birkenstock orthotic/shoe


bunion


calcaneal cuboid joint


collapse of the arch


cryptotic nails


curve-lasted shoe


debride nails


dystrophic nails


exostosis


first MJP


functional hallux limitus


gel heel lifts


Haglund deformity


hallux


HAV deformity


heel pads


heel protectors


hyperostosis


ingrown nails


IPJ ossicle


longitudinal arch


metatarsus adductus deformity


midtarsal joint sag


navicula


neutral calcaneal stance


onychauxis


onychocryptosis


onychomycosis


orthotics


plantar fasciitis


plantarflexed


poststatic dyskinesia


proprioceptive exercises


raise and invert heels


sinus tarsi area


Spenco inserts


Superfeet orthotic insole


too-many-toe sign


tyloma


underlapping toe


varus rearfoot wedge


visual gait analysis


walking cast boot  





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