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Flashcards in Ankylosing Spondylitis Deck (4)
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1

Forestier's Bowstring

standing
feel paraspinals, as pt laterally flexes (+ ipsilateral contraction)

2

Chest Expansion

seated erect or standing
tape measure at T4 level, pt expires, then inspires

3

Lewin Supine

supine
STABILIZE legs as pt attempts a sit up (+ instability)

4

Amoss' sign

supine or side-lying
pt rises to a sitting position
(+ if action causes localized thoracic pain)