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Each tendon should be palpated individually, proximal and distal to the joint. Any
tenderness elicited may ... Hand: Zone V— Phalanges The fingers contain no
muscle bellies and are motored only by their flexor and extensor tendons. Fig. 79.
Your other hand should be positioned with your thumb on the palmar surface of
his proximal phalanges and your fingers spread over the dorsum of his fingers to
isolate the metacarpophalangeal joints of the four fingers. Now move the ...
This can be done by stabilizing the phalanges proximal and distal to the joint
being tested and by moving the joint into flexion and extension with your more
distally placed hand. The interphalangeal joints are equally stable in flexion and
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