Tests such as the seated slump test aim to identify neurodynamic mobility impairments. The authors of this paper sought to investigate the immediate effects of thoracic spine thrust manipulation on neurodynamic mobility. They randomly allocated 48 individuals to two groups, thrust or mobilisation. Neurodynamic mobility impairment improved regardless of intervention, although this varied with the type of provocation tests used in the assessments, and the patient’s reported perceptions of the effects of treatment.
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