Injury Evaluation

Sports Med 2

injury

HOPS
History
Observation

Palpation
Special tests

History

Questions that need to be asked
  • how did it happen
  • how long ago
  • did you get hit (how)

Observation

Things to look for
  • How they look
  • what seem to be hurting
  • If they are moving well or bad
  • Is it swollen, red, bruise?

Palpation

Feeling
  • if they are in pain when touched
  • temperature
  • if you can move it
  • seeing how they walk on the good foot and then see what is different about the bad one

Speicial test

Motion
  • ROM
  • AROM
  • PROM
  • watching their movement