Your therapist will explain the testing process, what to expect, and outline the objectives of the test. They'll take the time to address your questions and concerns.
You'll be positioned on the Cybex machine, typically in a way that aligns with the area being tested. Your therapist will ensure that you are comfortably and securely positioned.
During the test, you'll perform specific movements or exercises on the Cybex machine, which measures your muscle strength and joint stability at controlled speeds. Your therapist will guide you through each movement and provide instructions to ensure your safety and accurate data collection.
The Cybex machine will record data related to your muscle strength and joint function. This data is used to create a comprehensive assessment of your condition.
Throughout the testing, your therapist may provide feedback on your performance and guide you on maintaining the correct form and effort.
After the testing is completed, your therapist will discuss the results with you. They'll explain the findings, what they mean for your condition, and the potential implications for your treatment plan.
Depending on the results, your therapist may discuss and outline a personalized treatment plan. This plan may include targeted exercises, physical therapy, or other interventions to address any issues identified during the testing.