Lower back pain assessment

Lower back pain assessment

Symptoms: Lower back back pain which is worse in the morning and loosens up. The subject is left handed, he says that the cat pose (flexion) releases his back Palpable tests: Left foot everts and right hip higher Muscle tests: Right and left psoas weak. Special tests:...

Right sided pain

Symptoms: pain in right side of back beginning for mid thoracic for 8 years. Some right lateral hip pain, some right lateral foot pain.   Posture assessment: The right foot everts, lowering the right hip and causing the left shoulder to depress- see normal...
Shoulder pain

Shoulder pain

    Symptoms: Pain in the right shoulder (rhomboid area). Visual assessment: Left externally rotated hip and extended Higher right hip Abducted and depressed right shoulder Shoulder flexion movement: The rhomboid and levator scapula dominate the movement as...

Mid-back pain

  Symptoms Diffuse pain in the right mid thoracic region Right knee gets sore when running Palpable assessment Left foot everts Left erector Spinae are hypertrophied relative the right Right hip is slightly higher (tested when standing) ROM Left hip has less extension...