Phalanges ROM

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Phalanges ROM
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2014-11-01 12:14:53
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  1. Metacarpophalangeal (Finger) Abduction
    • Normal ROM: 
    • Normal End Feel: Firm
    • Position: Seated with forearm pronated, arm supported on table, wrist and hand in neutral
    • Stabilization: Over metacarpals
    • Stable Arm: Dorsal midline of metacarpals
    • Axis: Dorsal MCP joint
    • Moving Arm: Dorsal midline of proximal phalanx
  2. Metacarpophalangeal (Finger) Adduction
    • Normal ROM: Be able to squeeze fingers together
    • Normal End Feel:  Be able to squeeze fingers together
    • Position: 
    • Stabilization:
    • Stable Arm:
    • Axis:
    • Moving Arm:
  3. Metacarpophalangeal (Finger) Flexion
    • Normal ROM: 
    • Normal End Feel: Firm
    • Position: Seated, arm on table, wrist and hand in neutral position
    • Stabilization: Over more proximal bone of joint you are measuring
    • Stable Arm: Dorsal midline or more proximal bone joint
    • Axis: Dorsum of joint being examined
    • Moving Arm: Dorsal midline of more distal bone joint
  4. Metacarpophalangeal (Finger) Extension
    • Normal ROM: 
    • Normal End Feel: Firm
    • Position: Seated, arm on table, wrist and hand in neutral position
    • Stabilization: Over more proximal bone of the joint you are measuring
    • Stable Arm: Dorsal midline of more proximal bone of joint
    • Axis: Dorsum of joint being examined
    • Moving Arm: Dorsal midline of more distal bone joint
  5. Carpometacarpal (thumb) Abduction
    • Normal ROM: 
    • Normal End Feel: Firm
    • Position: Seated with forearm in neutral, arm supported on the table wrist and hand in neutral position, thumb positioned along volar surface of second metacarpal
    • Stabilization: Over 2nd metacarpal
    • Stable Arm: Midline of the metacarpal of the 2nd metacarpal
    • Axis: Styloid process of radius
    • Moving Arm: Dorsal midline of first metacarpal
  6. Carpometacarpal (thumb) Adduction
    • Normal ROM: Be able to squeeze thumb into fingers
    • Normal End Feel: Be able to squeeze thumb into fingers
    • Position:
    • Stabilization:
    • Stable Arm:
    • Axis:
    • Moving Arm:
  7. Carpometacarpal (thumb) Flexion
    • Normal ROM: 
    • Normal End Feel: 
    • Position: Seated with forearm supinated, wrist on table, wrist and hand in neutral position, thumb positioned along lateral side of a second metacarpal
    • Stabilization: Over ventral surface of the wrist
    • Stable Arm: Ventral midline of radius toward radial head
    • Axis: CMC joint
    • Moving Arm: Palmar side of the hand on the ventral midline of the MC joint
  8. Carpometacarpal (thumb) Extension
    • Normal ROM: 
    • Normal End Feel: 
    • Position: Seated with forearm supinated, wrist on table, wrist and hand in neutral position, thumb positioned along lateral side of a second metacarpal
    • Stabilization: Over ventral surface of the wrist
    • Stable Arm: Ventral midline of radius toward radial head
    • Axis: CMC joint
    • Moving Arm: Ventral midline of first metacarpal
  9. Carpometacarpal (thumb)/ Opposition
    • Normal ROM: Measuring distance between your IP joint of the thumb to the distal 5th metacarpal  
    • Normal End Feel: Measuring distance between your IP joint of the thumb to the distal 5th metacarpal  
    • Position:
    • Stabilization:
    • Stable Arm:
    • Axis:
    • Moving Arm:

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