HVLA

AcronymDefinition
HVLAHigh-Velocity, Low Amplitude
HVLAHigh Volume Low Activity (radioactive waste)
HVLAHydraulic Valve Lash Adjuster (automobile engine part)
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CVA: Cerebrovascular Accident, CSM: Cervical Spine Manipulation Screening guidelines have been implemented by the physiotherapy profession to help identify and screen for those at risk following a HVLA procedure (Rivett et al 2006).
HVLA to the thoracic spine is also another option in successfully treating mechanical neck dysfunction and is gaining increasing attention in the literature (Krauss et al 2008).
Gibbons P and Tehan P (2006): HVLA thrust techniques: What are the risks?