Patient is a 57-year-old male fuel tank driver who sustained cumulative trauma on 2/7/2004 due to repetitive movement caused by delivering fuel. As per QME dated 1/25/14, the patient has numbness in the fingers and the patient is diagnoses that he has carpal tunnel syndrome. The left wrist had undergone carpal tunnel surgery; however, he gets numbness from the wrist up into his forearm and numbness in the fingertips. It was also noted that on 12/5/13, the patient complains of shoulder pain bilaterally at 7/10. It is constant and goes into noth arms, along with weakness with numbness in the hands, decreased ability to perform activities of daily living, and impared grip. The pain in the bilateral shoulders is constant and aching with intermittent
He describes the pain as burning, sharp-shooting, numbness, stabbing, deep-pressure, tightness and spasms. On examination, cervical and lumbar spine is restricted in all planes with increased pain. Muscle guarding is also noted. The patient is not able to heel and toe walk. He is obese and deconditioned. Straight leg raise (SLR) is positive bilaterally. Muscle guarding is noted along cervical paraspinal and trapezius muscle groups bilaterally. Sensation is normal to light touch, pinprick, and temperature along all dermatomes of the bilateral upper extremities, except right C6-8, decreased to
DOI: 8/6/2015. Patient is a 51-year-old female licensed vocational nurse who sustained a work-related injury to her back and hips while moving a client. As per OMNI, she was diagnosed with muscle spasm, pain over the low back and thoracic region. She is status post right carpal tunnel release on 02/26/16.
DOI: 06/04/2008. The patient is a 61-year-old female dispatcher who sustained a work-related injury to her right hand and arm due to repetitive duties. As per OMNI entry, she is status post right proximal median nerve decompression on 05/12/11 and right carpal tunnel release on 09/26/11. Per progress report dated
DOI: 6/23/2016. Patient is a 42-year-old female registered nurse who sustained injury to her neck/left shoulder when she twisted to keep the attachment from falling to the floor. Per OMNI, she was initially diagnosed with strain to multiple body parts.
DOI: 6/16/2015. Patient is a 67-year-old male role player who sustained injury when he was picked by soldier while role playing and carried up a hill. Per the medical report dated 08/12/16 by Dr. Gunderson, the patient had neck pain, as well as headaches, dizziness and blurred vision. The neck
At today's visit she is found in her room sitting in her recliner. She reports chronic, intermittent, dull, achy, lower back pain. Her current pain regimen is effective for her pain according to the facility staff. The staff reports that the patient is sleeping more hours during the day. She has increased generalized weakness. No acute distress noted this visit.
Patient is diagnosed with bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome, bilateral elbow pain, lesion of the ulnar nerve of the bilateral upper limb.
DOI: 9/4/2014. The patient is a 51-year old male paint maker who sustained a work-related injury when he missed a step on a platform and fell, jarring his back. As per OMNI entry, he was diagnosed with lumbar sprain and lumbosacral disc degeneration. Based on the medical report dated 03/31/16
There is tenderness with motion of the wrist. Strength is 4/5. She is tender over the first dorsal extensor compartment and has a positive Finkelstein’s test. Assessment includes internal derangement of the right wrist, status post right wrist arthroscopy and De Quervain’s tendinitis of the right wrist/thumb. Patient will benefit from an additional course of PT to enhance and restore strength and function of her right wrist. She will benefit from a thumb spica splint to allow her tendinitis to resolve. She will continue applying her Voltaren gel.
DIAGNOSIS: Strain of muscle, fascia, and tendon at neck level; Carpal tunnel syndrome, unspecified right limb,;Carpal tunnel syndrome, unspecified left limb; Status post left carpal tunnel release; and Adhesive capsulitis of right shoulder (M75.01).
Per medical report dated 09/01/2015, the patient presents low back and right hip pain. She rates the pain as 8/10 and characterized as sharp and stabbing. The pain radiates to the right hip, right thigh, knee, leg, calf, right ankle, and foot and is described to be severe and constant. Her condition is associated with joint stiffness, tingling and weakness. Additionally, the pain is aggravated by any activity or movement, doing excessive work, and prolonged sitting. Relieving factors include application
DOI: 6/23/2015. Patient is a 44-year-old male assembler who sustained injury while he was reaching for a part, pulled axle from rack and felt pain in the cervical spine. Per OMNI, the patient is diagnosed with acute cervical sprain and cervical radiculopathy.
IW was diagnosed with cervical strain with right arm dysesthesia with what appears lo he chronic regional pain syndrome of her right arm, right shoulder biceps tendonitis and subacromial bursitis with associated impingement, status post subacromial injection x 1, mild medial and lateral epicondylitis of her right elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome by EMG/nerve conduction velocity and reactive depression.
DOI: 12/20/2008. The patient is a 42-year old female licensed vocational nurse who sustained a work-related injury when she slipped on ice. As per OMNI entry, she was initially diagnosed with right shoulder impingement and neck strain. She had an AME with Dr. Sanders who found her at MMI as of 03/01/2013. Her future medical care includes medications with no indications for surgery.