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Describe the arthrokinematics that occur at the Atlanto-occiptial joint during flexion.
The occiptal condyles roll anteriorly and slide posteriorly.
What structures limit extension at the AO joint?
AO membrane and joint capsule
Describe the arthrokinematics that occur at the Intracervical region during flexion.
The inferior articular facets of the superior vertebrae slid superiorly and anteriorly
What structures limit extension in the intracervical region?
Anterior longitudinal ligament
Describe the arthrokinematics that occur at the Atlanto-occiptial joint during lateral flexion.
Approximation on the ipsilateral side, separation on the contralateral side
Describe the arthrokinematics that occur at the Intracervical region during lateral flexion.
The facets on the ipsilateral side slide inferiorly and posteriorly, the contralateral facets slide superiorly and anteriorly
None
What kind of coupling occurs in the intracervical spine during lateral flexion?
Ipsilateral
Describe the arthrokinematics that occur at the Intracervical region during rotation.
Ipsilateral facets slide posteriorly and inferiorly, contralateral anteriorly and superiorly
What structures limit lateral flexion in the intracervical region?
The contralateral capsules of the apophyseal joint
Describe the arthrokinematics that occur at the Atlanto-axial joint during rotation.
Ipsilateral posterior slide and contralateral anterior slide
What kind of coupling occurs in the Atlanto-axial spine during rotation?
Contralateral
What structure limits rotation at the AA joint?
The contralateral Alar ligament
Describe the arthrokinematics that occur during lumbar extension.
The inferior articular facets slide inferiorly and slightly posteriorly
Describe the arthrokinematics that occur during lumbar rotation.
Ipsilateral distraction and contralateral approximation
Describe the arthrokinematics that occur during lumbar lateral flexion.
On the ipsilateral side the inferior articular facets slide inferiorly and contralateral side they slide superiorly
What kind of spinal coupling occurs in the lumbar spine during lateral flexion?
Contralateral pattern
What structure limits excessive lateral flexion in the lumbar spine?
The contralateral intertransverse ligament
What structures limits excessive flexion in the lumbar spine?
Interspinous and supraspinous ligaments
What structure limits excessive extension in the lumbar spine?
Anterior Longitudinal Ligament
Describe the arthrokinematics that occur during lumbar flexion.
The inferior articular facets slide superiorly and slightly anterriorly