overpressure

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overpressure

(ō′vĕr-presh″ŭr)
A manual force applied passively to a joint and surrounding soft tissue at the end of the range of motion in order to determine the end feel of the tissues.

overpressure,

n excessive pressure applied at the end of a physiologic joint range to confirm the severity of pain, thus helping determine the manual treatments.