B.5. Test for C1/2 Rotation

PROCEDURE
Client placed in full cervical flexion
Comparison of right-left range of rotary movement and normative range

INDICATIONS
Assessment of segmental upper cervical rotation passive ROM

NOTES

  • Ensure client is medically appropriate to be placed in test position
  • Ensure cervical spine is fully flexed
  • Use tissue tension sense to assess first onset of resistance not pain provocation