TECH 2712 Week 7 - Cervical Spine Powerpoint Slides (Abridged)

TECH 2712 Week 7 - Cervical Spine Powerpoint Slides (Abridged)

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1/10/2010 1 The Cervical Spine C2-C7 Cervical Analysis 1. Instrumentation Why might a cervical subluxation never show heat reading? 2. Static Palpation Where do we palpate for a “pit of edema” in the cervical spine? 3. Motion Palpation What plane of motion is greatest in the cervical spine?
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1/10/2010 2 Cervical Motion 0 5 10 15 20 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 C7 Flex/Ext Rotation Lat. Flex The Cervical Curve According to the Gonstead System, a “normal” cervical spine is when each vertebra contributes equally to the global cervical curve. Meeting at a “like point” The cervical curve is made up of the heights of the vertebral bodies and the heights of the disc.
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1/10/2010 3 A BAD BONE One segment goes into extension and the ones above, being freely moveable loose their curve. Cervical Analysis 1. Use Instrumentation 2. Static Palpate the segment(s) with potential subluxations 3. Motion Palpate the segment(s) with potential subluxations 4. Analyze the lateral cervical x-ray for potential
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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 7 - Cervical Spine Powerpoint Slides (Abridged)

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