Orthopedic Patient Education
By 3D4Medical.com, LLC
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This award winning app is an animation based patient education app for healthcare professionals to effectively communicate anatomy, conditions and treatments to patients. The app covers a variety of conditions such as joint diseases and disorders, as well as joint physiology. To see a video of the app in action - please press the video on this page : http://applications.3d4medical.com/orthopedic_education.php or press the support link below.
Included within the app are over 140 beautifully detailed animations that allow users to effortlessly search via category. Further description of each animation is also given in a quick and easy to use reference index.
The app allows healthcare professionals to pause and then draw on any animation with the pen tool to highlight and annotate specific images. The images created during consultation can then be sent to the patient via email.
This app draws upon animations found in 3D4Medical’s Body Region Pro series apps as well as additional animations unavailable elsewhere. These animations have been brought together to make for a more comprehensive repository for orthopedic conditions and treatments.
Further new animations covering bone fractures and their treatments, along with even more animations covering sprains, strains and other injuries to be added.
117 animations included in the app:
ANKLE & FOOT - (10 Animations):
Anatomy: Anterior Talofibular Ligament, Calcaneofibular Ligament, Posterior Talofibular Ligament.
Conditions: Avascular Necrosis, Osteoarthritis. Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Treatment: Arthroplasty (2), Ankle-spur Removal – Arthroscopic Surgery, Tibial Cartilage Repair – Arthroscopic.
ELBOW - (10 Animations):
Anatomy: Anular ligament of Radius, UCL, Radial Collateral Ligament.
Conditions: Avascular Necrosis, Osteoarthritis of the Elbow, Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Elbow.
Treatment: Elbow Arthroplasty (2), Elbow Spur Removal – Arthroscopic Surgery, Trochlear Cartilage Repair – Arthroscopic.
HIP - (11 Animations):
Anatomy: Iliofemoral Ligament, Ischiofemoral Ligament, Ligament of Head of Femur, Pubofemoral Ligament.
Conditions: Avascular Necrosis, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sacroiliac Dysfunction.
Treatment: Arthroplasty (2), Acetabular Cartilage – Debridement, Acetabular Cartilage – Delamination Repair.
KNEE - (13 Animations):
Anatomy: ACL, PCL, TCL, FCL.
Conditions: Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear, Avascular Necrosis, Bursitis –Prepatellar, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Treatments: Arthroplasty (2), Meniscus Debridement (Arthroscopic), Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction - Patellar Graft.
SHOULDER – (10 Animations):
Anatomy: Acromioclavicular Ligament, Coracoacromial Ligament, Coracoclavicular Ligament.
Conditions: Avascular Necrosis, Bursitis – Subacromial, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Treatments: Arthroplasty (2), Rotator Cuff Repair – Arthroscopic.
SPINE – (47 Animations):
Bone Tumors (2); Cauda Equina Syndrome; Degenerative Disc Disease (2); Discitis (2); Facet Joint Syndrome; Foraminal Stenosis (2); Herniated Disc (2); Kyphosis ; Ligament Sprain (3); Lordosis ; Lytic Spondylolisthesis; Muscle Spasm (3); Muscle Strain (3); Myelopathy (2); Neural Tumor (2); Osteoarthritis/Spondylosis (3); Osteoporosis; Osteoporotic Compression Fracture (2); Radiculopathy (2); Sacroiliac Dysfunction; Scoliosis (2); Spinal Stenosis (2); Spondylolisthesis; Trauma (3); Whiplash.
Treatments: Laminectomy – Lumbar Spine.
HAND & WRIST – (15 Animations):
Anatomy: DTML, Scapholunate Interosseous Ligament, Flexor Retinaculum of Wrist, UCL of the Thumb, Hook, Key, Pinch and Power Grip.
Conditions: Avascular Necrosis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, and Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Treatments: Arthroplasty (2), CTS – Repair.
To see a video of the app in action - please press the video on this page "http://applications.3d4medical.com/orthopedic_education.php" or press the support link below.
I'm so pleased to have this patient education tool available on my Mac. It's incredibly helpful to have video for patients to watch as it really opens lines of communication and makes for more productive consultation sessions. The selection of conditions available to choose from and their quality are excellent. I'm looking forward to continued updates.