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  Range of motion



Range of motion

    the extent that a joint will move from full extension to full flexion.

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Joint
Where the ends of two or more bones meet.

Extension
The process of straitening or the state of being strait. Extension of the hip and knee joints is necessary to stand up from the sitting position.

Flexion
The process of bending or the state of being bent. Flexion of the fingers results in a clenched fist.



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Range of motion

Resting tremor
A tremor of a limb that increases when the limb is at rest.

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