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Image 3. Sphinx Hyperextension Test: The client assumes a pain-free sphinx position and the therapist's soft palms apply very gentle pressure to each side of the lumbar spine. Record as positive for possible Z-joint pathology if the client reports localized low-back or gluteal pain.

Low Back Z-joint Pain: Addressing Facet Joint Syndrome

Clients with nonspecific low back pain may be experiencing mechanical wear and tear of the zygapophyseal joints, located in the posterior aspect of the lumbar spine. These bony articulations are commonly referred to as facet joints, but the proper terminology is zygapophyseal joints or Z-joints…

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Brenda’s Dowager’s Hump

https://player.vimeo.com/video/215820678 From Motion Is Lotion course Brenda was referred to me for treatment of chronic (non-traumatic) head, neck, and thorax pain, exacerbated by more than

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