Pelvic SP Sacrum Chart - disc plane line BP Sacrum w/L5...

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Pelvic Adjusting Palmer-Gonstead Side Posture—Sacrum LISTINGS PP CP SCP TP LOC TORQUE ETC Sacral Push ISU (PI-R, PI-L) SCP Up 1b (Hook of hamate) Lateral most Sacral Ala M-L (from S2) P-A If sacral inferiority, Elbow In Fingers pointing down Sacral Push ISD (PI-R, PI-L) SCP Down 1b (Hook of hamate) Lateral most Sacral Ala M-L (from S2) P-A If sacral inferiority, Elbow Out Fingers pointing up spine Sacral Pull (ISU), (PI-R, PI-L) SCP Up 2 nd , 3 rd , & 4 th digits Lateral most Sacral Ala M-L (from S2) P-A If sacral inferiority, Elbow In Fingertip push BP Sacrum Convexity Up (if none, Dr preference) 1b (Hook of hamate) S2 I-S I-S, P-A None Arcing motion through L5
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Unformatted text preview: disc plane line BP Sacrum w/L5 spondylolisthesis Convexity Up (if none, Dr preference) 1b (Hook of hamate) S2 S-I S-I, P-A None Disclaimer: This is a condensed version of Palmer’s “Adjusting Technique Manual” to learn the MECHANICS of adjusting the ilium according to Palmer-Gonstead principles. Nuances of setup and push or pull transition MUST BE PRACTICED and individualized, as it is a psychomotor skill. SCPs and CPs are frequently “reference landmarks” and not exact. These mechanics assume equal subscripts. Elbow In/Out refers to general direction of torque. Torque is speed and direction associated with forearm contracture during the maneuver....
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2012 for the course TECHNIQUE 72612 taught by Professor Mansholt during the Fall '11 term at Palmer Chiropractic.

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