Upper Limb Neurological Examination

An upper limb neurological examination is part of the neurological examination, and is used to assess the motor and sensory neurons which supply the upper limbs.

This assessment helps to detect any impairment of the nervous system, being used both as a screening and an investigative tool.

The examination findings when combined with a detailed history of a patient, can help a doctor reach a specific or differential diagnosis.

This would enable the doctor to commence treatment if a specific diagnosis has been made, or order further investigations if there are differential diagnoses.


Kinesiology Tape for Hamstring Strain

Learn about hamstring strain. The hamstring muscle is a group of large, powerful muscles that span the back of the thigh, from the lower pelvis to the back of the shin bone. A hamstring strain, is a tear of the hamstring muscle fibers.

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Further analysis later in the pregnancy can then be offered to the couple by sampling the placental material (chorionic villus sampling) of the developing conceptus to confirm the PGD analysis.

Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS)

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a potentially fatal illness caused by a bacterial toxin. Different bacterial toxins may cause toxic shock syndrome, depending on the situation.

Kinesiology Tape for Shoulder

Learn about general shoulder pain taping. The shoulder is a complex and relatively unstable joint that every person uses extensively on a daily basis.

Radiofrequency Ablation Procedure

Learn about radiofrequency tumour ablation. Radiofreqency ablation is a surgical treatment that uses heat to destroy abnormal tissue in the body.