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State Spinal Cord Injury Service

Spinal Seating Modules

Quiz for Module 3

Name the key bony structures and prominences shown:

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Define the following terms:

  • Scoliosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Pelvic obliquity
  • Posterior pelvic tilt
  • Anterior pelvic tilt
  • Pelvic rotation
  • Hands-dependent sitter
  • Hands-free sitter
  • Dependant /propped sitter

Answer the following:

  1. What are the three assessment phases of a MAT?
  2. What should be included in recording a MAT?
  3. How might shortened hamstring muscles affect a person's posture?
  4. What is the purpose of a skin check and when should it be carried out?