Flashcards in Chapter 10 SNS Treatment Techniques Deck (13)
3 purposes of rib raising?
1) Decrease SNS activity
2) Improve lymphatic return
3) Encourage max inhalation and provokes a more effective negative pressure
Indications for rib raising?
Visceral dysfunction, decreased rib excursion, lymphatic congestion, fever, paraspinal m spasm
Contraindications for rib raising?
Spinal/rib fracture, recent spinal surgery
Effect of rib raising on SNS activity?
Initial increase in SNS activity, followed by inhibited SNS activity
What can be used to reduce incidence of ileus in post-op patients?
Rib raising, soft tissue paraspinal inhibition
How can lumbar paraspinal inhibition produce the same effects as rib raising?
Bc upper lumbar (L1-2) SNS ganglia is continuous with that of thoracic paraspinal ganglia
Purpose of celiac, SM, and IM ganglia releases?
Decrease SNS activity
Indications for GI ganglia releases?
GI dysfunction, pelvic dysfunction
Contraindications for GI ganglia releases?
Aortic aneurysm, open surgical wound
Purpose of treating Chapman's points?
Decrease SNS tone to assoc visceral tissues
Superior cervical paraspinal ganglia?
Middle cervical paraspinal ganglia?