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G. Noel Squires



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Background: Adverse mechanical tension on one’s nervous system can impair a nerves ability to mobilize in relation to its interfacing tissues and lead to sensations of pain, paresthesia and numbness. Common physical therapy intervention includes sliding and tensioning of the irritated nerve and managing the tissues surrounding it. Purpose: The purposes of this case report were to (1) provide overview of adverse mechanical tension and (2) to report a case describing specific physical therapy management approaches and outcomes during outpatient rehabilitation for a patient with adverse mechanical tension.

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The case report paper for this poster can be found here: http://dune.une.edu/pt_studcrpaper/8/.

The Physical Therapy Management Of A Patient With Adverse Mechanical Tension Including The Use Of Neural Gliders And Tensioners: A Case Report



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