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Examination of the body surface by touch. Performed to assess bony and soft tissue contours, soft tissue consistency, and skin temperature and texture.
A joint in which the bones are held together by fibrous connective tissue that forms an interosseous ligament or membrane
Physiological (functional) Joint
Consists of 2 surfaces, muscle and bone (scapulothoracic joint) or bursa and bone (subdeltoid joint), moving one with respect to the other.
Flexion of the thumb
The thumb moves across the palm of the hand.
Knee and toe flexion
The posterior or plantar surfaces of the body parts, respectively, come closer together
When the dorsal surface of the foot is brought closer to the anterior aspect of the leg, the movement is termed dorsiflexion.
Lateral flexion of the neck and trunk
Bending movements that occur in a lateral direction either to the right or left side.
When the plantar aspect of the foot is extended toward the posterior aspect of the leg, the movement is termed plantarflexion.