TECH 2712 Week 3 - Acute Low Back Management

TECH 2712 Week 3 - Acute Low Back Management - Distort the...

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1/10/2010 1 Management of Subluxations in a Patient with Acute Low Back Pain The Disc
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1/10/2010 2 Disc Loading Distribution of load in the intervertebral disc. (A) In the normal, healthy disc, the nucleus distributes the load equally throughout the anulus. (B) As the disc undergoes degeneration, the nucleus loses some of its cushioning ability and transmits the load unequally to the anulus. (C) In the severely degenerated disc, the nucleus has lost all of its ability to cushion the load, which can lead to disc herniation. Before Acute Presentation Acute
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1/10/2010 3 Hi Lo Table
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Unformatted text preview: Distort the table to match the patient’s antalgia. 1/10/2010 4 Pumping the Disc Acute Low Back Management 1. Ice the affected area 2. Pump the disc 3. Adjust the segment below BP Sacrum 1/10/2010 5 Pump then Push Swollen Disc at L5 Pump Adjust Disc Degeneration D1- Acute Swollen Disc D2- Thinning at the Posterior D3- Disc has lost 1/3rd of its height-evidence of degeneration D4- Disc has lost 2/3rds of its height D5- Total Disc is thin- advanced degeneration D6- Total Disc is Extremely thin (Vacuum Phenomena) D2 D3 Normal D6...
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course TECH 2711 taught by Professor Lindamullinelkins during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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TECH 2712 Week 3 - Acute Low Back Management - Distort the...

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