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05/29/11 1 The Spine PED 217
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05/29/11 2 Anatomy 5 regions of the spine 33 vertebrae Pars interarticularis – thinnest part of the neural arch, most susceptible to stress fractures Atlas & Axis
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05/29/11 3 Anatomy cont… Discs – separate and cushion vertebrae Composition? Form of lubrication? Anatomical variations Kyphosis Lordosis Scoliosis
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05/29/11 4 Preventing Injuries to the Spine 1. Strengthening musculature (having a good core will protect from a lot of back issues) 2. Protective equipment 3. Maintaining full ROM 4. Teaching proper technique Specific considerations to area: Cervical Lumbar
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05/29/11 5 Special Tests Standing position Forward bending Backward bending Side bending toward affected side Supine position SLR – affected leg: 30 deg hip or nerve
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Unformatted text preview: 30-60 deg sciatic nerve 70-90 deg S-I joint dysfunction 05/29/11 6 Cervical Spine Conditions Cervical Fractures Cervical Spine Stenosis(think tendon) Scare tissue and inflamation, doesnt allow full ROM Can cause nuerological issues 05/29/11 7 Cervical Disk Herniation Can you locate the area of herniation? Prolapse pertruding Extrusion nucleus goes all the way through, but is still in tact Sequestration squeeze all the way through and fluid 05/29/11 8 Lumbar Spine Conditions Spondylosis, Spondylolysis, Spondylolisthesis Losis Degenerative (arthritis) Lolysis Defect/ Stress fracture of the Pars Intercarticularis Lolisthesis Forwad Slippage of vertebrae...
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This note was uploaded on 05/29/2011 for the course PED 217 taught by Professor Bartz during the Spring '08 term at Grand Valley State University.

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