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13 Cards in this Set

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lumbar ROM
90 in flexion, 30 in all others
the patient comes into your office with their hand on top of their head they tell you this makes them feel better. what is this positive for?
space occupying lesion
in the patient assessment what is the context of this class?
spinal orthopedics and spinal range of motion
what does myelopathy mean?
spinal cord involvement
if a patient tells you that they feel pain that is NOT in a dermatomal pattern, what is the least likely issue to be considered?
the instrument for measurement of spinal range of motion is
of the following, which is least exacerbatory, compared with the others?
maximum cervical compression
what is a positive finding on maximum cervical compression?
recreation or exacerbation of dermatomal findings, sclerotomal findings & local findings
the most important thing about a change in pulse on thoracic outlet testing...
is that it is evidence of vascular compromise
cervical ribs as possible instigators in thoracic outlet testing are revealed...
on adam's test
if your patient has just received a whiplash trauma what would be the least likely next step?
spurling's test
if your whiplash patient in question #20 had a positive dejerene's triad, what would they be saying
that they have dermatomal symptoms when they cough, sneeze or strain to go to the bathroom
how would you follow up the testing of the patient who has a positive valsalva into a c6nerve root dermatome?
w/ sensory, motor and deep tendon reflex testing