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Atlas Laterality - Roll of the Atlas/C1 Vertebrae
C1 Roll Left Descending Pattern
C1 Roll Right Descending Pattern
Atlas Laterality is a frontal plane rotation (roll) of the C1 Vertebrae
(See Animation Below)
Left Head Tilt resulting from a Left Laterality
(Roll/Frontal Plane Rotation) of the Atlas.
(2) Pure Descending Postural Distortional Pattern seen in a C1 Roll left
Distortions in the position of the maxilla (e.g., malocclusions) can result in a Laterality (Roll) of the Atlas (C1)
When the Maxilla is in a rolled position (deviated on the frontal plane):
(1) Pure Descending Postural Distortional Pattern seen in a C1 Roll right