ANLS 1615 Thoracic - Thoracic Scoliosis If there is no...

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Thoracic Misalignments Comparing the relationship between two vertebrae Primary misalignment is posterior compared to the vertebra below Check for posteriority Check for spinous rotation Check for laterally wedging A listing does not have to have to have spinous rotation or lateral wedging
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Thoracic Vertebrae
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Subluxated Thoracic Vertebra Posterior
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The Thoracic Misalignment If the spinous rotates to the side of open wedge the contact will be the spinous process If the spinous rotates to the side of the closed wedge then the contact will be the transverse process
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Body Rotated the Spinous Process to the Left
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Thoracic Vertebra w/ Lateral Wedging
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Unformatted text preview: Thoracic Scoliosis If there is no wedge present at the segment being evaluated always contact the side of convexity spinous rotates to convexity - contact is the spinous process ( - SP) spinous rotates to concavity - contact is the transverse process To Correct Posteriority Wrong direction of thrust with PRS Listing Contact is too far below vertebral body Contact the Spinous as Close to the Body as possible Direction of Thrust Body Rotation Correction Torque Body Inferiorward w/ Transverse Contact Torquing the Body Inferiorward with a Spinous Contact...
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ANLS 1615 Thoracic - Thoracic Scoliosis If there is no...

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