Because of the way we function with most activities of daily living occurring in front of us, the pectoralis muscles tend to get tight. Significant imbalance can occur between our anterior and posterior musculature
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There are several tests available for assessing the return to play. Six lower extremity functional tests are discussed to assess strength, symmetry, balance, and/or agility.
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A study by Maranhao, Maranhao-Filho, Lima, and Vincent (2010) studied 13 tests for their ability to detect subtle motor deficits to identify possible unilateral/monohemispheric brain tumors. The results of this study were very interested and provide simple tests with respectable metrics for simple screening of a potentially serious concern.
Read more Can You Identify Subtle Motor Deficits?
There are 3 arches of the foot that provide both mobility and stability to ambulate. There are at least 3 tests that can be used to assess varying types of mobility (or lack of mobility) of the ankle and foot: navicular drop, Coleman block, and windlass test.
Read more Arches of the Foot: Challenge of Mobility & Stability
“Many studies of vertebral artery blood flow changes related to cervical spine rotation have been published, but the findings are controversial and the evidence unconvincing.”
Read more Cervical Spine Vascular Tests