ligamentum nuchae


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ligamentum nuchae

[‚lig·ə′men·təm ′nü‚kē]
(anatomy)
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Subsequent researches have shown that the RCPma (Scali et al., 2013), OCI (Pontell et al., 2013) and ligamentum nuchae (LN) participate in forming the MDB.
On contrary to these observations, response was only marginal in congenital torticollis, where ligamentum nuchae and intertransversalis colli muscles were affected (Mallikharjunarao et al., 2006).The locally designed cradle like device appeared satisfactory in immobilization of neck and bullock was put to normal work after a brief period following recovery.
Stretching exercises were applied on the scalene, upper part of trapezius, pectoralis minor muscles, interspinous muscles, and ligamentum nuchae. Patients were instructed to perform the exercise program once daily as one session for 15 days and to repeat each exercise 10 times during one session.

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