Hyperactive reflexes may indicate pathology above the level of the reflex arc. Hypoactive reflexes may be the result of muscle, nerve, nerve root, or spinal cord damage.
Although the patellofemoral joint is not a true articulation, is serves a very important purpose. As the largest sesamoid bone in the body, it forms the least congruent joint in the body.
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
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.