THOMPSON PROTOCOL - THOMPSON PROTOCOL (According to Palmer...

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Copyright © 2008 Howard Pettersson THOMPSON PROTOCOL (According to Palmer Package) I. Perform initial Derefield-Thompson Leg Check A. Positive Derefield (+D) 1. Short leg in the extended position crosses over and becomes long when flexed 90º. 2. Short leg in the extended position becomes even with the opposite leg when flexed 90º. 3. Legs are even in the extended position but one leg becomes longer when the legs are flexed 90º (the side of the longer leg is the side of +D.) B. Negative Derefield (-D) 1. Short leg in the extended position stays short when the legs are flexed 90º. II. Cervical Syndrome A. Right Cervical Syndrome 1. Instruct the patient to turn the nose to the right, and then rest the head on the headpiece. a. If the short leg in the extended position remains short after the patient turns the head to the right, perform the same procedure on the left. b. If the legs become even after the head is turned to the right, palpate along the left articular pillar (C2-C6,) and feel for a
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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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