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active light touch (3)

sudoriferous changes
turgidity
surface tonicity

2

light pressure almost as though you are "tickling" skin. Feel moisture changes

sudoriferous changes

3

neuropathology is components for (2)

sudoriferous changes
palpatory tenderness

4

clinical indications:
acute VSC (sudorirferous changes)

oily
slick
moisture
clammy
tacky

5

clinical indications:
chronic VSC (sudorirferous changes)

dry
rough
flaky
scaly
blemished

6

start with "eyeball" pressure. use pressure on your hand as guide

turgidity

7

histopathology component is for:

turgidity

8

clinical indications:
turgidity

fluid filled
inflamed
boggy
spongy
puffy
saggy
deflated
flaccid

9

clinical indications:
surface tonicity

tight
contracted
spasms
rigid
firm
stiff

10

component VSC for myopathology

sufrace tonicity
deep tonicity

11

broad fingerpads contact; "fingerprinting"
tone in surface/superficial musculature
push past any turgidity in the previous step

surface tonicity

12

AKA: bony prominency. Feel for a bony structure to be out of place. Spinous processes or lamina/tvp/mammilaries

tissue prominency

13

clinical indicators: tissue prominency

prominent
protruding
pronounced
"sticking out"

14

clinical indicators: palpatory tenderness

response with pain, discomfort, tenderness, grimace, wince, or apprehension

15

clinical indicators: deep tonicity

ropiness
tight
contracted
spasm
rigid
firm
stiff

16

component part for: kinesiopathology

tissue prominency

17

component part for: neuropathology

palpatory tenderness

18

press on a bony structure(s) in question while evaluating for a subluxation. elicit a pain response

palpatory tenderness

19

strumming for deep paraspinal muscles to feel for tonal changes

deep tonicity

20

deep touch (3)

tissue prominency
palpatory tenderness
deep tonicity