Perform orthopaedic examinations


Perform, interpret and report the findings of orthopaedic physical examination, examining the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, spine, pelvis and hip, knee, foot, and ankle.

Alternative labels

carry out orthopaedic examinations
conduct orthopaedic examinations
interpret findings of orthopaedic examinations
perform orthopaedic examination
perform an orthpaedic examination

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Perform orthopaedic examinations is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Chiropractor: Chiropractors are responsible for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders related to the neuromusculoskeletal system and the effects of these disorders on general health. They are independent primary health care professionals.

Optional skill

Perform orthopaedic examinations is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022