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The scapula should not move until the arm is abducted to approximately 20° (
indicating free glenohumeral motion). At that point, the humerus and scapula
move together in a 2:1 ratio to complete abduction. If the glenohumeral joint does
Now, bring the patient's arm back to his side and begin moving it across the front
of his body in adduction. Normal adduction allows the arm to swing about 45°
across the front of the body. Test the other shoulder and compare results.
Ask the patient to move his thumb laterally away from his fingers. There should
be an angle of approximately 50° between the index finger and thumb. PALMAR
ABDUCTION/ADDUCTION OF THE THUMB. Instruct the patient to spread his ...
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