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Spinal Exam

Thoracic Rotation

January 1st, 2017


  • How to Assess

  • Stabilise the pelvis and ask the patient to turn their body to the right side. Repeat on the opposite side.
  • Muscles Involved

  • Internal & external oblique, multifidus.
  • Normal Range of Motion

  • 30°
Instead of stabilising the pelvis manually you may ask the patient to sit down and perform this motion, accomplishing the same stabilisation.
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