Tutor profile: Paige S.
A broad vocabulary can help convey specific ideas much better than basic description. Replace the simple words in this sentence with more detailed language: The ketchup came out of the bottle too fast.
Adding colorful adjectives and simile to your writing can make a real difference. I held the bottle menacingly over my unsuspecting french fries, gave it a loud smack and the ketchup erupted out onto my plate like red hot lava from Mt. Saint Heinz!
Consider a cerebral palsy patient who struggles with fixed forearm pronation. What kinds of activities would prove difficult (or impossible) for someone with this biomechanical restriction?
Inability to supinate the hand would make any task involving wrist rotation a challenge. Without excessive compensation at the shoulder, turning a door knob or using eating utensils would prove very difficult.
At their insertion, the hamstrings act to flex the knee. What is their main function at the origin?
As they originate primarily from the ischial tuberosity of the pelvis, the hamstrings also extend the hip.
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