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palpate

Zoology of, relating to, or possessing a palp or palps
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Among the imaging studies that included an arm addressing the ability of a palpator to numerate the lumbar spinal level associated with TL, one of them (10) did not provide sufficient detailed information to be included among the palpation articles.
It may capture the essence of how MP is usually done in a typical clinical setting: the palpator generally examines a relevant spinal region looking for the most-fixated place(s).
The only deviation from the usual radiographic procedure was that prior to exposure, a palpator putatively identified the C1 TVP bilaterally, and affixed to the participant's skin a 2mm in diameter radiopaque lead marker mounted on a self-adhesive pad ("nipple artifacts markers", AliMed.
It may better mirror how many (but certainly not all) manual therapists detect hypomobility in typical clinical settings: the palpator examines the spine for hypomobile sites that are relatively near the area of the patient's complaints.
An experienced palpator then determined using manual static palpation the location of the SP that lined up most closely to the right IAS.