What are the benefits of a sterno-occipital mandiubular immobilizer? It can be donned and doffed while supine, unlike other cervical-thoracic braces.


Cervical Collar

What are the benefits of an Aspen collar compared to other cervical collars? Aspen collars restrict rotation and lateral bending more than philadelphia or miami-j collars. Referenced from Cuccurullo Board Review

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Ground reaction force

If a patient demonstrates severe hyperlordosis of the L-spine, while standing what affect occurs at the knee joint?   You can imagine that if the patient is in hyperlordosis their center of gravity shifts more posterior and the center of pressure is likely more towards the hind foot.  (Try hyperextending your L-spine and see where

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