Orthopedic Examination Techniques: Overpressure Check and Neurological Examination

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What is the key point for C2 in the Cervical Plexus examination?

External occipital protuberance

Which muscle is tested in the Brachial Plexus examination for C7?


What is the method used in the Distraction test during a neurological examination?

Placing one hand under the chin and the other under the occiput

What type of end feel is considered normal during range of motion tests?

Tissue stretch

Which scale is commonly used for pain assessment in the provided text?

Visual Analog (VA) Scale

What aspect of a patient's facial expression should be observed during examination as per the text?

Facial expression

During palpation, what should be assessed in the soft tissues?


Which of the following is a movement that should be checked during the neurological examination as described in the text?

Muscle strength of the lower limbs

What is the purpose of neck traction in relieving pain?

Widening the foramen

How is the Compression test conducted?

Press down on the patient's head

What is the purpose of the Valsalva maneuverer test?

Increase intrathecal pressure

What does a positive response to the Valsalva maneuverer test indicate?

Presence of a space-occupying lesion

Learn about orthopedic examination techniques including overpressure check for end feel and neurological examination focusing on the cervical and brachial plexus. Explore range of motion tests, active movements for flexion, extension, rotation, side flexion, combined movements, repetitive movements, and sustained positions.

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