If a person had an excessive cervical lordosis, would you expect the cervical extensors or flexors to be tight?
Which position: (side, front, or back) would be best to assess cervical lordosis?
If a person had an anterior tilt of the pelvis, would you expect the hip flexors or hip extensors to be tight?
To assess anterior pelvic tilt, which position (side, front, or back) would be best?
What position should the shoulders be in relation to each other when displaying good posture?
Which position (side, front, or back) Would be best to assess the position of the shoulders in relation to each other?
Answer: In the case of the person who had an excessive cervical lordosis, the cervical extensors will be tight. This is because the the deep neck extensors involves the multifidus as well as semispinalis cervicis.
The later position would be best to assess cervical lordosis as it shows the complete structure and flexation that has occured.
The hip flexor would be tight if the person had an anterior tilt of the pelvis. This is because there will be immense pressure on it.
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