Postural Assessment Objectives - Dr. Asmaa Hossam 8th Week

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In postural assessment, what should be the position of the inferior angles of the scapulae?

Level, with no evidence of elevation, depression, or scapular rotation

What should be the alignment of the lumbar spine in a correct posture?

Straight with no curvature to the right or left

When assessing upper limb position, what is the desired space between the arm and body?

The same space on both sides

What is the ideal position of the knees when assessing lower body posture?

Straight and equidistant from the plumb line with no genu varum or genu valgum

What is the correct position of the lateral malleoli and medial malleoli in a postural assessment?

The lateral malleoli should be level, and the medial malleoli should be level

What method is used for visual assessment of posture?

Visual observation method by sight

What is the traditional image used to assess the ideal anterior posture?

Line of gravity

Which method is used for radiographic assessment of posture?

Radiographic method (plain X-ray)

What is the purpose of the forward and lateral bending test in posture assessment?

To determine the type of scoliosis

Which method is used for diagnosis of scoliosis using moire topography?

Moire topography for diagnosis of scoliosis

What is the primary objective of postural assessment from the posterior view?

Assess the posture of the lower body

Which method is used for assessing postural alignment by sight?

Visual observation method

What is the purpose of the forward bending test in postural assessment?

Evaluate the curvature of the lumbar spine

In postural assessment, what is the purpose of using a plumb line?

Check for lateral flexion of the spine

What is the traditional image used to assess ideal anterior posture?

Figure 1.1c (anterior posture)

In postural assessment, what should be the position of the posterior superior iliac spines (PSIS)?

They should be equidistant from the spine and be level

What is the ideal position of the lateral malleoli and medial malleoli in a postural assessment?

Both the lateral and medial malleoli should be level

When assessing upper limb position, what is the desired space between the arm and body?

The arms should hang equidistant from the trunk, palms facing forward

What is the correct alignment of the lumbar spine in a correct posture?

The lumbar spine should be straight with no curvature to the right or left

What is the correct position of the inferior angles of the scapulae in postural assessment?

The inferior angles of the scapulae should be level, with no evidence of elevation, depression, or scapular rotation

This quiz covers the objectives related to postural assessment including identifying standard posterior, lateral, and anterior postures, making assessments for upper and lower body posture from different views, comparing observations with the traditional image of good postural alignment, and detecting abnormalities. It's part of Dr. Asmaa Hossam's 8th week material on posture assessment.

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