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    Occupational Therapist

    Physical Diagnosis 175
    Definitive Guide of Stability Testing the Cranio-Cervical Region


    • Compare the difference between angular and linear motion.
    • List the limiting factors necessary for stability in respect to linear motion.
    • List and describe the function of the limiting structures of the atlantooccipital joint and the atlantoaxial joint.
    • Describe the path of the vertebral artery from the subclavian artery to the basilar artery
    • List the three types of Atlantooccipital fractures.
    • Describe five diseases that may compromise the stability of the cervical region and how.
    • List and elaborate on the immune specific diseases that can affect the atlantoaxial joint.
    • Summarize the normal growth of the cervical spine and craniovertebral region in children.
    • Outline the details of IFOMPT Framework for Red Flags.
    • Demonstrate three stability tests of the cervical region and interpret the results.
    • Demonstrate a neurological scan to clear spinal cord and neurological dysfunction in the cervical spine.
    • Apply a vigorous mandatory scan for all patients to rule out serious pathology of the cervical spine and the neurological system and be able to interpret the results.

    Debra Dent, BPT, Dip Manip PT, OCS, FCAMPT

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