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Normally, the head is held erect, perpendicular to the floor; it moves in smooth
coordination with the body motion. Because of the possibility of reflected
pathology, a complete examination of the neck requires that the patient undress
to the ...
To conduct the passive tests for neck flexion and extension, place your hands on
either side of the patient's cranium and bend his head forward. A normal range of
flexion will allow you to push the chin forward to the chest. Then, lift the patient's ...
Ask the patient to extend his neck. As he does so, slowly and steadily increase
pressure of resistance until you determine the maximum resistance he can
overcome. To evaluate the tone of the trapezius muscle as it contracts, palpate it
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