flexor muscle


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flexor muscle

[TA]
muscle producing flexion, that is, a movement that bends or decreases the angle of joints.
Synonym(s): musculus flexor [TA]
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Patients received a single treatment of BOTOX (40 units) or placebo into thumb flexor muscles.
1999) Influence of vibration on mechanical power and electromyogram activity in human arm flexor muscles.
Salsich G, Brown M, Mueller MJ: Relationships between plantar flexor muscle stiffness, strength, and range of motion in subjects with diabetes peripheral neuropathy compared to age matched controls.
The torque that can be attained from stimulating the implanted hip flexor muscles (tensor fasciae latae and sartorius) with intramuscular electrodes is approximately 36 percent of normal near neutral posture, and the percentage decreases as hip flexion angle increases [27].
The purpose of this investigation was to determine if CrS, with a post-exercise CrS supplementation protocol, will reduce indices of muscle damage and increases the rate of force recovery of the elbow flexor muscles following eccentrically-induced muscle damage.
An electromyographic analysis of the deep cervical flexor muscles in performance of craniocervical flexion.
He also had a season-ending elbow injury in 2000, suffering a tear in the flexor muscle at the elbow.
At all post-treatment visits, BOTOX(R) therapy was shown to be clinically and statistically superior versus placebo in the decrease in wrist and finger flexor muscle tone as measured on the Ashworth scale with the maximum difference occurring at week four.
O'Dowd revealed that captain Kevin Reilly had torn a hip flexor muscle in the defeat to Dublin and was "never an option" to play at the weekend.
The relationship between the MMAS scores obtained from the wrist flexor muscle group and the [H.

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