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ATLAS LATERALITY

Patient Position
  • Sitting up, relaxed
  • Feet flat on floor, toes up
  • Hands on lap
  • Strapped in
  • Head over torso
  • Laterally flex head toward contact hand

 

 


Segmental Contact Point for C1 ASR
Doctor's Stance
  • Behind patient favoring side of contact (out from behind chair)
  • Fairly squared
  • On balls of feet with knees slightly bent

 


Contact Point #9
SCP
  • Ant. Tip of T.P. C1
  • NP = #9 (thumb)
  • NH = same as laterality
  • Thumb in close to hand
  • Stabilize occiput & neck with other hand
  • Elbows opposed

 


Setup for C1 ASR
LOC
  • L   M
  • Slight A   P
  • Across pt.'s shoulders with torque

 


Bringing Pt's head/neck into
Lateral Flexion for C1 ASR
Tissue Pull
  • Laterally flex patients head away to expose Atlas T.P.
  • Slide off mastoid onto T.P.
  • Pinch SCM muscle slightly between thumb and hand

 


Dr.'s stance for ASR
Listings
ASR, ASL, AIR, AIL

Concerned with laterality

 

                                                                                                                                                                                             

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Single Hand Contacts
T3-L3
Spinous contact
Alternate contact
L4-L5
Spinous Contact
Mammillary contact

 

 

Side Posture Corrections
side posture positioning

Lumbars
Spinous contact
Mammillary contact
Sacrum
Base posterior
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PIR and PIL
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