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purpose of neural integrity tests

looking to reduce symptoms
when symptoms reproduced, reduce tension gradually till tension reduced
looking for quality of movement, ROM

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ULTT 1

Median nerve bias

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Description of ULTT 1

shoulder depression
abduction
forearm supination and external rotation
wrist and finger extension
elbow extension

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ULTT 2a

median nerve bias

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Description ULTT 2a

depression
10d abduction
elbow extension
lateral rotation
wrist finger and thumb extension

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ULTT 2b

radial nerve bias

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Description of ULTT 2b

depression
10d abduction
elbow extension
medial rotation of arm
wrist finger and thumb flexion

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ULTT 3

ulna nerve bias

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description of ULTT 3

wrist, finger extension
forearm pronation
elbow flexion
shoulder depression
shoulder lateral rotation
shoulder abduction

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Straight leg raise

tension of nervous system from foot to brain

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description of SLR

hip flexion
knee extension

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additional movements of SLR

ankle dorsiflexion =tibial nerve
plantar flexion and inversion = common peroneal
hipp adduction /med rot. = sciatic nerve
cervical flexion

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prone knee bend

femoral nerve

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description of prone knee bend

on side
client holds knee of unaffected leg
passive extension of hip and knee extension

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slump test

entire nervous system

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description of slump

edge of bed
hands behind back
chin to chest
support slump position at neck
lift leg
extend knee
add dorsiflexion to add tension
and lift head up

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what are myotomes

group of muscle supplied by particular nerve

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myotomes for upper body

c1-c8
T1 T2 L1

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lower limb myotomes

L2-L5
S1-S4

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C1

cervical flexion

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C2

Cervical extension

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C3

cervical lateral flexion

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C4

shoulder elevation

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C5

abduction

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C6

elbow flexion

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C7

elbow extension

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C8

thumb and finger extension

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T1

Finger ab/adduction

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L2

hip flexion

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L3

Knee extension

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L4

foot dorsiflexion

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L5

big toe extension

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S1

eversion

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S2

knee flexion