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1

prone leg check indicates

postural distortion

2

in cervicals

Derified cervical syndrome (neuromechanical)

3

in pelvic

visualize change relative to specific misalignments

4

which table is the most consistent way to perform check?

Hydraulic HyLo table

5

frame of reference for prone leg check?

shoe with a rigid outsole

6

what do you use?

seam of shoe or like points

7

what else can be used but is subject to anatomical variance?

medial malleolus

8

visualize for asymmetry in:

inversion/eversion, foot flate, plantar flexion/dorsioflexion

9

procedural steps:

use consistent hand placement, apply slight headward pressure to remove "slack" in show, flatten foot so as to neutralize any inversion/eversion, visualize the deficient side while maintaining slight headward pressure, record findings...

10

what do you have to be cautious of when performing prone leg check?

torsion of the tibia/femur (DO NOT DO THIS!)