medial rotation

medial rotation

a turning toward the midline of the body. Compare lateral rotation. See also rotation.

in·ter·nal ro·ta·tion

(in-tĕr'năl rō-tā'shŭn)
Movement of a joint, around its long axis, toward the midline of the body.
Synonym(s): medial rotation.
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10,18] Less medial rotation of talar head occurs in type B facet pattern leading to unstable subtalar joint and causes osteoarthritis.
Eversion of the calcaneus produces medial rotation of the tibia and anteromedial glide of the talus on the calcaneus.
Poor eccentric hip abductors and lateral rotators muscle control can result in femoral adduction and medial rotation during weight bearing activities.
Femoral antetorsion, as characteristically found in healthy adults, refers to the 10[degrees] to 20[degrees] medial rotation of the femoral condyles in the transverse plane relative to the axis of the neck of the femur (Fig.
When standing in this posture, to minimize medial rotation of the arms, instruct the client how to pronate the forearms at the radioulnar joints instead of medially/internally rotating the arms at the glenohumeral joints (Figure 4).
To perform the manoeuvre, the patient can be positioned either in sitting or side lying and the clinician can then stabilise the scapula in maximum protraction and medial rotation through one hand or with the assistance of an assistant.
Both increased knee adduction and medial rotation, and to a lesser extent anterior tilt in the pelvis, were consistent with commonly described compensatory movements for inadequate and uneven hip turnout (lateral rotation).
A five year old buffalo was presented with the history of medial rotation of both the eyes (Fig.
Poor lateral and medial rotation of the foot can predispose a dancer to stress fractures," Westin adds.
Range of motion of the right hip revealed mild limitation in flexion and medial rotation with mild degrees of external rotation deformity.
7) Pain with lateral rotation of the tibia incriminates the medial coronary ligament whereas pain with medial rotation of the tibia incriminates the lateral coronary ligament.
A small percentage of infants will present with a traumatic true congenital glenohumeral dislocation sustained in conjunction with the initial nerve injury, and this clinical entity manifests as an early, fixed medial rotation contracture of the shoulder.

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