Extension

Below are video clips of optimal and suboptimal movement in the “Excessive Extension” lumbar spine classification. Review these clips to improve your movement analysis and classification skills related to the lumbar spine.

Lumbar Extension Suboptimal

Lumbar Extension Optimal

Head Lift and Shoulder Flexion Optimal

Head Lift and Shoulder Flexion Suboptimal

Prone Hip Extension Optimal

Prone Hip Extension Suboptimal

Prone Knee Flexion Optimal

Prone Knee Flexion Suboptimal