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1

What is:
-- The progressive resolution of or retreat of symptoms toward midline?

centralization

2

What age group is more likely to have Z-joint (facet) pain?

age > 50

3

In order to diagnose Z-joint (facet) pain you need 3 or more of what 5 things?

-- age > 50
-- pain relieved when walking
-- pain relieved when sitting
-- onset paraspinal
-- positive extension-rotation

4

In order to diagnose SI-Joint pain you need 3 or more of what 5 things?

-- gaenslen's
-- thigh thrust
-- sacral thrust
-- iliac compression
-- asis compression

5

T/F:
-- You need centralization of pain to diagnose Z-joint (facet) pain?

False, that's SI-joint pain

6

T/F:
-- You need centralization of pain to diagnose SI-joint pain?

True

7

In order to diagnose myofascial pain you need what 2 things?

-- pain using involved muscle
-- trigger points

8

Compression of a nerve root leads to ____ signaling.

reduced

9

Clinically, we observe reduced signaling of a nerve root by noting what 3 things?

-- Dec DTR's
-- Dec motor strength
-- Dec sensation

10

All patients with neurogenic claudication have __ canal and/or IVF ____.

-- CENTRAL canal

-- IVF STENOSIS

11

T/F:
-- Central canal or IVF stenosis always means neurogenic claudication?

False, not always

12

Standing relieves which type of claudication?

vascular

13

Standing triggers which type of claudication?

neurogenic

14

Sitting relieves which type of claudication?

neurogenic

15

Which type of claudication will symptoms travel below the knee?

vascular

16

Which type of claudication will symptoms be above the knee?

neurogenic