Joint Movement

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Joint Movement
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2013-04-21 18:11:52
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Joint movement
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  1. Flexion
    Movement that decreases joint angle
  2. Extention
    Movement that increases joint angle
  3. Abduction
    Movement away from the midline of body
  4. Adduction
    Movement towards midlind of body
  5. Rotation
    movement in transverse plane toward or away from midline
  6. Elevation
    Superior movement of scapula in frontal plane
  7. Depression
    Inferior movement of scapula in frontal plant
  8. Retraction/Protraction
    Scapula movement in transverse plane toward/away from the spine
  9. Eversion
    Abducting of ankle
  10. Inversion
    Adducting of ankel
  11. Dorsiflexion
    Ankle flexing anteriorly in sagittal plane
  12. Plantarflexion
    Ankle extending posteriorly in the sagittal plane
  13. Pronation (foot/ankle)
    Abduction and eversion resulting in lowered medial margin of foot
  14. Supination
    Adduction and inversion resulting in raised medial margin of foot

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