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tension type - inverse c7-t1

Tension type - Inverse C7-T1: Prevalence Male/Female 21/18%.
Tension is defined as having C7-T3 mobility greater than 61.8%. Inverse C7-T1 diagnosed as having equal or less C7-T1 mobility compared to T1-2.

Relationship to different symptoms
  • Low back pain: More frequent if T3-5 values are low or below the lower quartile
  • Disc herniation C7 or C8: Consider disc herniation iF T2-3 is larger than 19.9
  • Arrhythmias / Heart pain: If T3-4 is low and T4-5 is high or above the upper quartile
  • Increased mental stress: More frequent when diagnosed with inverse C7-T1 function
  • Age: Values below lower quartile in T2-3 more frequent in higher age
  • GERD symptoms: More frequent among tension type even when not overweight
  • Neck-shoulder pain: Inverse C7-T1 function is a risk factor for neck-shoulder pain
  • Reduced grip strength: Is related to invers C7-T1 function