More muscles associated with this region of the spine than any other.

cervical

What is the most mobile region of the vertebral column?

Cervical spine

The job of the cervical spine is to _____________ while allowing for what ______.

Maintain head posture,

A great deal of mobility

Which is the least distinct of the spinal curves?

cervical

Cervical is a ____ curve.

lordotic

Cervical curve is considered a _________ curve.

Secondary (compensatory)

How many IVD at the occiput-atlas-axis area?

none

What is the most complex region of the axial skeleton?

occiput-atlas-axis

Which part of the spine is anatomically and cinematically unique?

occiput-atlas-axis

Three types of motion with the occiput-C1?

Combined theta X

One Sided theta Z

One Sided theta Y

Combined theta X of occiput-C1 representative angle in degrees?

25 degrees

One Sided theta Z of occiput-C1 representative angle in degrees?

5 degrees

One Sided theta Y of occiput-C1 representative angle in degrees?

5 degrees

C1-C2 types of motion?

combine theta X

One Sided theta Z

One Sided theta Y

Representation angle in egrees of combined theta X of C1-C2?

20 degrees

Representation angle in degrees of one sided theta Z @ C1-C2

5 degrees

Representation angle in degrees of one sided theta Y @ C1-C2?

40 degrees

Superior articular facet of atlas is shaped like what?

A peanut (narrow center)

The superior articular facet of atlas is concave or convex?

concave

The superior articular facet of atlas faces slightly what?

medial

The anatomical structure at C0/C1 is “______” in both which two planes?

Cup like

Sagittal and frontal

The lateral mass of C1 is shaped like a peanut which allows for _______.

Little rotation

The shape of the articulation @ C0/C1 favors ____ and the others are limited.

Theta X axis