Flashcards in Cervical III Deck (17):
What are the red flag risk factors?
1. Vessel disease
5. Spinal stenosis/stroke
What should always be performed with cervical manipulation?
What are the five components of the neuro exam?
5. Sensation C5-T1 dermatomes
When are fractures of the neck suspected?
Pain in the neck after trauma
Relative contraindications to OMM are mainly to what?
Can you still treat patients who have contraindications with OMM?
Yes, with non-HV/LA techniques
Herniated nucleus pulposus = ok to treat?
What are the side effects of cervical manipulation?
1. Transient dizziness
2. Decrease of symptoms
4. No change
What are the two indications of vascular insufficiency in the carotid or vertebrobasilar vascular disease?
Dizziness with looking up
Are cervical treatments safe? Why?
1. how they are performed
2. Avoidance of complications
What did this AOA paper conclude?
1. Small risk of C spine OMM
2. Teach potential risks
3. Continue to teach as before
4. More research is needed
What are the two specific diseases that are need f/u prior to HV/LA cervical spine?
Needs flexion and extension x-rays
What is spondylolisthesis, and can you treat it with HV/LA?
Movement of vertebrae on one another.
Why are ocular lens implants contraindicated for OMM?
lens fall off
What is a syringomyelia?
Cavity in the spinal cord due to trauma or tumor
What are the things to avoid in HV/LA?
Hyperextension or hyperrotation