The chest and abdomen bolster test is also called the lumbar spine over-flexion position test. If there is a soft tissue damage to the aseptic inflammation in the lumbar spine, when the lumbar spine is excessively flexed, the lumbar spine is pressed, and the specific signs of the original pain symptoms can be obviously alleviated or disappeared.

Basic Information

Specialist classification: Digestive examination classification: physical examination

Applicable gender: whether men and women apply fasting: not fasting

Analysis results:

Below normal:

Normal value:
no

Above normal:

negative:
normal.

Positive:
(1) The chest bolster test is positive, suggesting a lesion in the lumbar spinal canal. (2) Positive test of abdominal bolster, which can be considered as lumbar and leg pain caused by soft tissue outside the spinal canal.

Tips: Check your relaxation and report the pain to your doctor. Normal value

The test result was negative.

Clinical significance

Abnormal results:

1, chest bolus test positive, suggesting lumbar spinal canal lesions.

2, abdomen bolster test positive, can be considered for spinal cord soft tissue damage lumbar and leg pain.

People who need to be examined: people with abnormal pain in the waist and abdomen.

Positive results may be diseases: lumbar spinal stenosis, lumbar disc herniation, lumbar spondylosis considerations

Taboo before inspection: no special contraindications.

Requirements for inspection: Check your relaxation and report the pain to your doctor.

Inspection process

1, the chest pad 30cm high pillow, hands naturally placed on both sides, so that the waist segment is concave downward.

2, the lower abdomen pad 30cm high pillow, hands naturally placed on both sides, so that the waist section is convex back.

Not suitable for the crowd

Inappropriate crowd: None.

Adverse reactions and risks

Nothing.