TIS

Lumbo-Pelvic Final Exam

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Select True or False.

1. Joints have five varieties of receptor nerve ending.
True
False

2. Mobilization & Manipulation are relatively new concepts. .
True
False

3. The ligamentum flavum has the highest percentage of elastic fibers of any tissue in the body.
True
False

4. Kinematics is the study of motion of rigid bodies with no consideration for the forces involved.
True
False

5. The iliolumbar ligament stabilizes L2-L4.
True
False

6. Ligaments fail at about 70% strain (hyper-flexion).
True
False

7. The amplitude or grade of mobilization is defined as the distance a joint is actively moved into its total range.
True
False

8. Zygapophyseal joints are a true ball-and-socket joint.
True
False

9. The vertebral structures are wider laterally than anterio-posteriorly.
True
False

10. The symphysis pubis links the iliac bones anteriorly.
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False

11. Clinical instability is when the joint loses enough stability to prevent it from adequately providing the mechanical functions of protection.
True
False

12. Discs, ligaments, vertebra, and muscles are all stabilizing components of a joint.
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False

13. Major ligaments, veins, paraspinous muscles are three of many spinal structures having sensory innervation.
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False

14. With testing of the lumbar and lower thoracic anterior-posterior glide (caudal-cranial L-5 to T-11), the patient is lying on their back.
True
False

15. With testing of the lower thoracic and lumbar rotation (T-11 to L-5) normal motion is detected as gliding of the superior spinous process to the right (downward toward the table).
True
False

16. With Patrick's test (Faber's) the patient is lying supine with the left hip flexed, abducted and externally rotated.
True
False

17. When testing the sacroiliac joint (SI) (posterior gapping), normal SI joint motion is suspected when there is a slight give of the ASIS in the absense of SI joint symptoms.
True
False

18. When mobilizing the patient in muscle energy treatment for a posteriorly rotated ilium, the patient must maintain full left hip flexion at all times.
True
False

19. Functional stabilization training is when the joint is placed and held in an anatomically correct position to remove excessive loads placed on the injred tissue.
True
False

20. In regards to "Training principles", a therapist would monitor load tolerance by beginning with "below body weight" or "below head weight" during training.
True
False


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