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How would you describe anterior chapman's points?

Smooth, firm, discretely palpable nodules approx 2-3mm in diameter

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Where are anterior chapman's points located?

Within deep fascia or on periosteum of bone

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Where are posterior chapmna's points located?

Bt spinous and transverse processes

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How would you describe posterior chapman's points?

Rubbery, similar to tissues texture changes assoc with classic viscero-somatic reflexes

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What will gentle pressure on a chapman's point elicit?

Sharp, nonradiating, exquisitely distressing pain

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What are chapman's points?

Somatic manifestations of a visceral dysfunction

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Anterior appendix?

Tip of right 12th rib

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Posterior appendix?

Transverse process of T11

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The presence of which particular reflex helps to direct the DDx more toward acute appendicitis?

Posterior appendix chapman's point

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Anterior adrenal?

2" superior and 1" lateral to umbilicus

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Posterior andrenals?

Bt spinous and transverse processes of T11 and T12

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Anterior kidneys?

1" superior and 1" lateral to umbilicus

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Posterior kidney?

Bt spinous and transverse processes of T12 and L1

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Bladder?

Periumbilical region

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Colon?

Lateral thigh within the IT band from greater trochanter to just above knee

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Cecum?

Right proximal femur

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Hepatic flexure?

Right distal femur

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Sigmoid colon?

Left proximal femur

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Splenic flexure?

Left distal femur

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What is a trigger point?

May refer pain when pressed

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What is a tender point?

DOES NOT refer pain when pressed

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Where will trigger points of the SCM refer pain?

Ipsilateral occipital and temporal regions

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What trigger point is assoc with supraventricular tachycardias?

Right pectoralis muscle bt 5th and 6th ribs near the sternum

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What do trigger points represent?

Somatic manifestations of a viscero-somatic, somato-visceral or somato-somatic reflex

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Methods are used to eliminate trigger points?

Neurological or vascular methods

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How do you treat myofascial trigger points?

Spray and stretch using vapocoolant spray, injection with local anesthetic

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What are tenderpoints used for?

Diagnostic criteria and as a treatment monitor for counterstrain