This video demonstrates a very useful manipulation technique that can be applied to the C7/T1 in the prone position and then is easily interchange to focus onto the first Rib. The technique has been modified in a number of ways from the original cross-handed approach and the modifications are clearly identified and make a huge difference to the control, comfort, specificity and safety of this technique
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Cervico Thoracic Junction
Tags: 1st rib modification c7 t1 c7-t1 cervico thoracic junction manipulation cervicothoracic junction chin hold cradle hold crossed hands approach direct impulse technique disc effective and efficient manipulation facet joints facet locking gapping lower facet lower cervical manipulation mid range focusing minimal lever mid range minimal lever mid range manipulation modified cradle grip modified cradle hold facing patient modified cradle hold patient sitting multiple components muscle spasm non torsional primary lever rotation primary lever rotation in cranial direction primary lever side bending prone restriction safe manipulation secondary levers side bending primary lever side lying side lying side bending upper and lower facets sitting slide upper facet slides facet small amplitude impulse supine upper facet lower facet
Category: Sacro Iliac