Straight Leg Raising Test

Positive Straight Leg Raising Test

Movements flexion 7 Flexion in the thoracic spine may be measured with the upper point 30 cm from the previous zero mark. Thoracic flexion is not great, and is normally in the order of 3 cm. NB to exclude the possibility of overlay, repeat these measurements with the patient distracted, sitting up, and leaning forward on the examination couch. 8.28. Movements lateral flexion 2 Alternatively, measure the angle formed between a line drawn through Tl, SI and the vertical. The average range...