Muscle Testing Week 6

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Muscle Testing Week 6
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2010-11-22 13:11:02
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  1. Rectus Abdominus
    • Patient supine with knees bent, feet flat on table
    • Stabilize across the knees
    • Ask patient to perform a partial sit-up
    • Pressure – against crossed arms from Anterior to Posterior
    • Innervation - Iliohypogastric, Ilioinguinal
  2. Abdominal Oblique Group - Lateral & Medial
    • Same procedure as abdominal oblique except. Patient will laterally flex trunk towards side being tested and then rotate trunk away from side being tested.
    • Innervation - Iliohypogastric & Ilioinguinal
  3. Sternocleidomastoid
    • Patient supine, head rotated to the side opposite being tested.
    • Stabilize below head and keep your hand there
    • Ask patient to lift their head
    • Pressure from A to P on patient’s head above their hairline
    • Turn head to the opposite side of SCM being tested
    • Innervation - Spinal Accessory Nerve
  4. Anterior Medial Neck Flexors
    Scalenus Anticus, Medius, Posticus, Longus Colli & Capitus
    • Patient supine, head rotated to the side opposite being tested about 10-15 degrees
    • Stabilize below head and keep your hand there
    • Ask patient to lift their head
    • Pressure from A to P on patient’s head above their hairline
    • Turn head to opposite side of the group being tested
    • Innervation - Scalenes - C3-C8, Longus - C1-C6
  5. Posterior Neck Extensor Group - Semispinalis Capitis & Cervicis & Splenius Capitis & Cervicis
    • Patient Prone
    • Head rotated approximately 10 -15 degrees
    • Stabilize below head and keep your hand there
    • Ask patient to lift their head
    • Pressure from P to A on patient’s head
    • Turn head to SAME side of the group being tested
    • Innervation - C1-C8
  6. Elbow Flexor Group - Biceps Brachii & Brachialis
    • Patient Seated
    • Arm at side, elbow flexed 90 degrees
    • Doctor stabilizes above the elbow and applies pressure in the direction of extension
    • Innervation - Musculocutaneous
  7. Brachioradialis
    • Patient Seated
    • Arm slightly away from their side, elbow flexed 90 degrees, palm faces midline of body
    • Doctor stabilizes above the elbow and applies pressure in the direction of extension
    • Innervation - Radial
  8. Triceps
    • Patient seated
    • Arm slightly abducted, neutral rotation and elbow at slightly less than 90 degrees
    • Test – Extension of elbow to lightly less than full extension
    • Doctor applies pressure in the direction of flexion
    • Innervation - Radial
  9. Anterior Deltoid
    • Patient is seated, arm and elbow at approximately 90 degrees and slightly anterior
    • Doctor stands behind patient stabilizes above shoulder joint
    • Pressure is from S to I and A to P
    • Innervation - Axillary
  10. Middle Deltoid
    • Patient is seated, arm and elbow at approximately 90 degrees
    • Doctor stands behind patient stabilizes above shoulder joint
    • Pressure is straight Superior to Inferior
    • Innervation - Axillary
  11. Posterior Deltoid
    • Patient is seated, arm and elbow at approximately 90 degrees and slightly posterior
    • Doctor stands behind patient stabilizes above shoulder joint
    • Pressure is S to I and P to A
    • Innervation - Axillary

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