PLUS stands for
Piriformis, latissimus dorsi, Upper trap, SCM
as spine flexes or extends the vertebral bodies must ____
why does this rotation occur?
inhibition of the piriformis
extension at ___ degrees where PLUS phenomenon happens
Flexion at ___ degrees where it happens
_____ pirirformis and SCM
______ latissimus dorsi and Upper trap
innervated by CN XI
how many of these muscles must work for smooth spinal movement?
Test left Latissimus and UT and have patient flex lumbars > than ___ degrees and should:
:turn off strong muscle does not = problem
*TL areas of dural attatchment
Test Right performs and SCM and illiacus
then extend lumbar spine >____ degrees should
if tests do not inhibit muscles then you
TL areas of dural attachment C0-C3 L1-S! (find area that introduces inhibition)
do tests where?
standing, seated and prone