PPIVM

AcronymDefinition
PPIVMPassive Physiologic Intervertebral Motion (treatment)
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PPIVMs were rated on a 5 point ordinal scale, with 0 & 1 indicating hypomobility, normal anchored at 2, and 3 & 4 indicating hypermobility.
Two assessments, AbnROM and PPIVMs (88% and 89% respectively), returned higher values for specificity than sensitivity.
Despite their widespread use, the validity of PAIVMs and PPIVMs for assessing abnormal sagittal rotation motion has not been established.