Example sentences for: intersegmental

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  • The third motion palpation study [ 99 ] looked at intersegmental motion restriction as determined by lateral flexion and posterior-anterior springing (PAS).

  • The location and numbers of intercostal muscle mechanoreceptors suggest that they mediate the transduction of chest wall contractile mechanics [ 1 2 3 ] . Intercostal muscle spindles have been identified histologically [ 3 ] . These afferents increase their discharge frequency during inspiration and decrease their activity during expiration [ 3 ] . Intercostal muscle mechanoreceptors enter the spinal cord through the thoracic dorsal roots [ 3 ] . These chest wall mechanoreceptors are responsible for segmental and intersegmental proprioceptive feedback from the intercostal muscles.

  • Two studies [ 100 103 ] looked at intersegmental motion restriction, using sagital and coronal motion as determined by two groups of chiropractic examiners with different experience levels (senior students and practitioners).

  • Among the three studies using mechanical models, 2 [ 100 103 ] looked at intersegmental motion restriction, and one [ 99 ] looked at the ability to determine fixation levels.

  • This indicates that the motion palpatory tests (intersegmental, lateral flexion and posterior-anterior springing) are not able to identify areas of fixation or motion restriction.


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