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Spinal Exam

Thoracolumbar Lateral Flexion

January 1st, 2017


  • How to Assess

  • Ask the patient to run their hand down the side of their right leg, without leaning forward or backward. Repeat on the opposite side.
  • Muscles Involved

  • Quadratus lumborum, internal & external oblique, multifidus
  • Normal Range of Motion

  • 30°
  • Myotome

  • C3
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