- Superior & inferior glide is to improve knee ext & flex, respectively
- Medial & lateral glide is to improve knee IR & ER, respectively
- Tilt is to improve all physiologic knee motions
Accessory Motion Technique
- Patient Position:
- Supine with knee in open-packed position.
- Clinician position & Hand Placement:
- Stands to side of pt
- Stabilization: Provided by the weight of the leg
- Mobilizing hand: Patella is contacted with web space of hand
- Superior or inferior glide: hand placed at inferior or superior poles of patella, respectively
- Medial or lateral glide: hand placed at lateral or medial aspects of patella, respectively
- Tilt: thumbs placed over superior, inferior, medial, or lateral aspect of patella
- Force Application:
- For glides, your forearm is in line with the direction in which force is applied as your other hand provides reinforcement.
- For tilts, apply force in a posterior direction through the patellar contact with the objective of moving the opposing pole of the patella anteriorly.
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