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If a patient cannot perform the active tests, then passive testing should be
conducted. FLEXION— 135° +. Instruct the patient to bend his elbow and to try to
touch the front of his shoulder with his hand. Flexion is limited by the muscle
mass of ...
If the thumb extensors are weak or nonfunctional, the patient may substitute the
thumb abductors to perform extension at the ... Then instruct him to abduct his
thumb fully as you attempt to push his thumb back toward the palm. If the thumb ...
To test plantar flexion and toe motion, ask the patient to walk on his toes; to test
dorsiflexion, 50° Fig. 66. Range of ankle dorsiflexion. instruct him to walk on his
heels. To test inversion, have him walk on the lateral borders of his feet; to test ...
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