Below are the 3 January questions of the month.

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Here are some of our top Questions of the Month.

  1. Tiger Woods and Lumbar Disc Herniation
  2. Harry Potter hurts his arm
  3. Discovery Channel- Deadliest Catch

Also, check out the blog post “Three Testing Taking Strategies” to Ace the OCS/SCS Exam.

Lastly, check out the Must Read Articles for the OCS/SCS we recommend reading, and our resources on Amazon.

Question #1


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Sling use for 6 weeks and then physical therapy for range of motion exercises is the best answer.  This will minimize the risk of a tear after rotator cuff repair.

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Question #2


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Coxa vara of the hip with angle of inclination of 115° is the correct answer.  This will lead to the highest compressive forces at the hip.

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Question #3


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Zone II is known as no man’s land in the hand and is the most difficult to repair.

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  • Practice OCS/SCS questions based on the joints/extremities
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