end feels

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Author:
kernmr
ID:
23931
Filename:
end feels
Updated:
2010-06-17 14:57:52
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end feels joints
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Description:
abnormal and normal end feels for joints
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  1. normal firm
    • stretch
    • examples: ankle dorsiflexion, finger extension, hip medical rotation, forearm supination
  2. normal hard
    • Bone to Bone
    • example: elbow flexion
  3. normal soft
    • soft tissue approimation
    • examples: elbow flexion and knee flexion
  4. abnormal empty
    • due to pain
    • examples: joint inflammation, fracture, bursitis
  5. abnormal firm
    examples: increase tone, tightening of the capsule, ligament shortening
  6. abnormal hard
    examples: fracture, osteoarthritis, and osteophyte formation
  7. abnormal soft
    examples: edema, synovitis, ligament instability/tear

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