Month: January 2016

Diagnosis Physical Examination findings Tests / Cluster Treatment plan Status post HNP OK of the Lumbar Spine Provocation in flexion Straight leg raise test (Laseque, Bragard, Neri) Break the fear pattern   Range of motion testing Muscle strength testing Start …

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Diagnosis Physical Examination findings Tests / Cluster Treatment plan Lumbar Arthrodese Which segments/levels are involved Palpate the operation/scarred area Break the fear pattern   Range of motion testing Note the exact operation segments/levels Training in all directions   Testing the …

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Diagnosis Physical Examination findings Tests / Cluster Treatment plan Lumbar Spine Spondylolisthesis Provocation in extension Palpate for a ‘stair’ at the lumbar vertebrae Start training towards flexion   Reduction in deflexion of lumbar spine Muscle strength testing Training local stabilizers …

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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Lumbar Spinal Stenosis pathology Spinal Stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal with encroachment on the neural structures by surrounding bone and soft tissue.[1,2] Prevalence The prevalence of acquired, so-called “degenerative” lumbar stenosis has been suggested …

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