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FLEXION -90° EXTENSION-45° In the more extreme degrees of extension, the
patient will tend to lean away from the movement of his arm. Therefore, cup your
hand over his acromion both to stabilize the scapula and to fix the entire body.
Passive Range of Motion WRIST: FLEXION -80° EXTENSION-70° In preparation
for the wrist flexion and extension test, isolate the wrist by placing your stabilizing
hand at the distal end of the patient's forearm and holding his hand with your ...
The metacarpophalangeal joints of the hand have a few degrees of lateral motion
in extension, but none in flexion (Figs. 95, 96) because the collateral ligaments of
the metacarpal joints are slack in extension and tight in flexion (Fig. 97).
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