Anterior Ribs 1 and 2 CS
Anterior Ribs 3-10 CS
120 seconds (30 to relax pt, 90 for treatment)
Posterior Rib 1 CS
Posterior Rib 2 CS
Posterior Ribs 3-10 CS
Opposite of anterior treatment
If thoracic and rib TPs, which do you treat first?
Anterior rib tenderpoint indicates ____ rib
Ribs depress with exhalation (sigh when you're depressed)
Posterior rib TP is indicative of ______ rib
Ribs elevate with inhalation
Ribs are typically more prominent when they are _____
Location of Anterior Rib 1 TP
Below clavicle on 1st chostochondral articulation
Location of Anterior Rib 2 TP
Superior aspect of 2nd rib at the midclavicular line
Location of Anterior Ribs 3-10 tenderpoints
On the dysfunctional rib at the anterior axillary line
Location of Posterior Rib 1 TP
Posterosuperior aspect of rib 1 just lateral to costotransverse articulation
Location of posterior Rib 2-10 TPs
Posterosuperior angle of corresponding rib
Rib 1 Inhalation Treatment
Ribs 2-6 Inhalation Treatment
Ribs 7-10 Inhalation Treatment
Ribs 11-12 Inhalation Treatment
Ribs 1-2 Exhalation Treatment
Ribs 3-5 Exhalation Treatment
Ribs 6-8 Exhalation Treatment
Ribs 9-10 Exhalation Treatment
Ribs 11-12 Exhalation Treatment
What ribs require you to depress the key rib with exhalation in order to treat their inhalation dysfunction?
What ribs require you to activate the quadratus lumborum to treat?
Ribs 11-12, for both inhalation and exhalation dysfunction
What ribs require activation of the anterior/middle scalene ms. to treat exhalation dysfunction?
What ribs require activation of the posterior scalene to treat exhalation dysfunction?
What ribs require activation of the pectoralis minor m. to treat exhalation dysfunction?
What ribs require activation of the serratus anterior m. to treat exhalation dysfunction?
What ribs require activation of the latissimus dorsi m. to treat exhalation dysfunction?