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1

PC1 Inion

Flex

Sidebend toward

Rotate away

2

PC1 Occiput

PC2 Occiput

A little to a lot of extension

Sidebend away

Rotate away

3

PC2

A little to a lot of extension

Sidebend away

Rotate away

4

PC3

A little to a lot of flexion

Sidebend away

Rotate away

5

PC4-8

A little to a lot of extension

Sidebend away

Rotate away

6

PT 1-3 Spinous Process

A little to a lot of extension

Head off back of table so you can cradle and extend head

7

PT 4-6 Spinous Process

A little to a lot of extension

Pt prone with arms draped over side of table

Monitor with one hand, use table to extend spine (at head end) or put knee under chin

8

PT 7-12 Spinous Process

A little to a lot of extension

Pt prone with arms draped over top of table
Knee under chest or use table to extend (at leg end)

9

PT 1-3 Transverse Process

Extend

Sidebend away

Rotate away

10

PT 4-9 Transverse Process

Pt prone with head rotted toward tender point

Extend

Sidebend away

Rotate toward

11

PT 10-12 Transverse Process

Pt prone, physician on opposite side

A little to a lot of extension

Sidebend away

Rotate away (torso) OR rotate toward (pelvis)

12

PL 1-5 Spinous Process

Pt prone, physician opposite

A little to a lot of extension

Adduct

Rotate toward (pelvis) OR away (torso)

13

PL 1-5 Transverse Process

Pt prone, physician opposite

Extend

Sidebend away

Rotate toward (pelvis) or away (torso)

14

Upper Pole L5

Pt prone, physician opposite

Extend

Adduct

IR/ER——— whichever reduces pain most

15

Lower Pole L5

Pt prone, physician same side

Flex

IR

Adduct

16

High Ilium Sacroiliac

Pt prone, physician same side

A little to a lot of extension

Abduct

ER

17

PL 3 and 4 Gluteus

Pt prone, physician same side

Extend

Abduct

ER