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Spinal Exam

Cervical Lateral Flexion

January 1st, 2017


  • How to Assess

  • Place a hand on the right shoulder and ask the patient to tilt their head to the right. Provide resistance by placing a hand just above the right ear. Repeat the movement on the opposite side.
  • Muscles Involved

  • Scalenes, levator scapulae
  • Normal Range of Motion

  • 45°
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