Flashcards in Lumbar Spine Lab Deck (9)
What is the normal ROM for forward flexion about the hips?
What is normal ROM for backward extension about the hips?
What is the normal ROM for Side Bending about the hips?
What is the normal ROM for rotation about the hips?
What is indicative of a positive right hip drop test?
Right side, bent leg; < 15* --> Problem with left side bending
The straight leg raising test, tests for sciatic nerve irritation by stretching what?
With the straight leg raise test, if pain is felt at < 30-35* (or in the opposite leg), this is an indicator for what type of pathology?
Disc protrusion, rupture, or radiculopathy
What type of pathology is indicated with a positive straight leg test > 30*?
This may indicated nerve root irritation