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Question . Your patient presents 4 months after severing the median nerve at the wrist. Their motor function is gradually improving. You have been asked to assess the strength of the muscles that have been affected by the injury (i.e., those distal to the injury).

a. List the muscle(s) innervated by the median nerve that are located distal to the wrist.

b. For each muscle, outline the specific patient position for the grade 3 manual muscle test, including where resistance is applied.

Question A patient presents with a recovering lesion of the long thoracic nerve.

a) Outline the active movements of the shoulder girdle you would assess to determine the effect of this nerve lesion on function and indicate what you are likely to observe and why.

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