pronator


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pronator

 [pro-na´tor]
a muscle that pronates.

pro·na·tor

(prō-nā'tŏr, tōr), [TA]
A muscle that turns a part into the prone position. See: muscle.
[L.]

pronator

(prō′nā′tər)
n.
A muscle that effects or assists in pronation.

pro·na·tor

(prō-nā'tōr) [TA]
A muscle that turns a part into the prone position.
See also: muscle
[L.]

pronator

muscle causing pronation, or moving a part into a prone position

pronator

a muscle that pronates an extremity.
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In this study SEMGs acquired from four muscles; extensor carpi radialis, palmaris longus, pronator quadratus, flexor digitorum superficialis from three subjects (two females and two male) for five hand movements; finger flexion, wrist flexion, wrist extension, pronation, supination have been classified.
You can also evaluate the pronator teres compression site by testing the patient's ability to resist pronation with his or her elbow extended and the forearm in neutral position.
Although there are several locations for median nerve entrapment like ligament of struthers, anomalous arteries, and muscles, but the pronator syndrome remains the most common reason for compression neuropathies of median nerve in the forearm.
In addition, a neurological examination revealed dysarthric speech, right arm pronator drift with mild extensor weakness, and reflex asymmetry.
On further exploration, the muscle was found to extend from the proximal insertion of pronator teres in a longitudinal direction towards the wrist, passing within a separate tendon sheath deep to Fiton's canal.
Isometric activation of pronator quadratus in supination and neutral wrist position can serve to stabilise the distal radioulnar joint (both pre-and postoperatively).
Pronator teres tone was increased on the right, and he had a mild sensory loss over the right half of the face and right arm.
However, when he pronated the release of his fastball, because the pronator teres muscle also flexes the elbow, he prevented these two bones from slamming together.
The exclusion criteria consisted of (i) history of wrist trauma, rheumatic disease, acromegaly, hypothyroidism, pregnancy, or prominent orthopedic abnormalities; (ii) the absence of motor or sensory potentials of the median nerve; and (iii) various other disorders resembling CTS such as cervical radiculopathy, brachial plexopathy, pronator teres syndrome and polyneuropathy.
The purpose of this study was to determine differences in the activity of four forearm muscles, (extensor carpi radialis longus, flexor carpi ulnaris, biceps brachii and pronator teres) when using five different finger fulcrums while scaling in dental hygiene students.