intrinsic muscles

in·trin·sic mus·cles

muscles fully contained (origin, belly, and insertion) within the structure under consideration. For example, the interossei and lumbrical muscles are intrinsic muscles of the hand.

intrinsic muscles

muscles that are entirely within the body part or segment moved by them, as the tongue muscles.

intrinsic muscles

muscles that both originate and insert within the foot
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Strengthening these intrinsic muscles can increase joint stability and improve shock absorption.
For example, it's good to use soft surfaces like sand or grass to exercise those intrinsic muscles.
There is motor function to peroneus longus, a plantar-flexed first ray, but less power to the intrinsic muscles that extend the toes.
Paralysis of the intrinsic muscles of the hand secondary to lipoma in Guyon's tunnel.
However, her strength of the intrinsic muscles of the right hand was 5/5 without evidence of weakness or loss of range of motion.
1) Hypoglossal neuropathy paralyzes both extrinsic and intrinsic muscles of the tongue, and may result from many pathologic processes such as primary skull base neoplasms (e.
In this position, the intrinsic muscles of the hand are completely relaxed.
Second, thumb intrinsic muscles were not spared by radical excision, and the thumb extrinsics did not work well because of tendon or muscle contracture.
Instead of starting with the major muscle groups, we do the intrinsic muscles first, like the deep muscles that are the tiny rotators of the spine.
The disease manifests as the insidious onset of weakness and atrophy in one limb, usually involving the intrinsic muscles of the hand and flexor and the extensors of the forearm (5).
The trick for strength training practitioners is to design an all-encompassing blueprint for developing both the superficial and intrinsic muscles that ballast the shoulder region.
The left recurrent laryngeal nerve then loops under the aortic arch adjacent to the ligamentum arteriosum and ascends in the tracheoesophageal groove until penetrating the larynx, supplying the intrinsic muscles of the larynx (2).