This paper explores the relevancy of manual testing in the spine and how this may contribute to the notion of “dysfunction”. It looks critically at positional palpation, motion testing, and pain provocation. Clinical reasoning and how this the can be applied to the patients barriers to recovery is highlighted with reference to a model that attempts to capture a sensible, clinical, critical approach to the choice of testing enabling clinicians to generate clear rational decisions in the use of spinal testing

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