Which of the following is the best statement regarding typical muscle energy treatment for a left innominate posterior dysfunction?
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A. Hip flexors are isometrically contracted to provide the necessary force to correct this dysfunction B. The patient is best treated in a seated position C. The patient is treated with her hip flexed and slightly abducted D. Hamstrings are activated by the patient to correct the dysfunction E. Muscle energy treatment is relatively contraindicated in the above patient
Hip flexors are isometrically contracted to provide the necessary force to correct this dysfunction
Hip flexors are used to correct the dysfunction. With the patient supine, drop the left leg off the table to engage the restrictive barrier. Instruct the patient to flex their hip against your counterforce for 3-5 seconds.