full range of motion


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full range of motion

A strutural or functional compromise in the ability of a joint to move around an axis. See Range of motion.
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Most of the time, people who get frozen shoulder report that they get their full range of motion back.
If a muscle is unable to complete its full range of motion, the tendons and soft tissue surrounding it can become tight, and this makes stretching the muscle more difficult.
FlyGrip provides a full range of motion for the thumb to navigate the entire display and completely frees up one hand.
He is active and has normal control over his chest and a full range of motion in his arm," he said.
The light head is fully adjustable and can be moved throughout its full range of motion to actively track moving objects and keep them fully illuminated as they move.
A return to running is advised when the individual is pain free, has full range of motion at the knee and ankle, and at least 90 percent of full strength.
Everyone knows the health benefits of exercise whether it is through a gym, boot camp, walking, swimming - any activity that raises the heart rate and takes you through a full range of motion working and mobilising all muscle groups," he explains.
The device is mounted on a stand using a ball-and-socket design to permit a full range of motion.
The material provides a full range of motion, but will always return to its original position - a function performed by many tiny bones, cartilage and tendons in real bats," he added.
Inability to move our joints through a full range of motion would make the joints more stable, but would it make our bodies more efficient?
Ability to evaluate the functionality of a mechanism by moving components through the full range of motion to identify and correct interferences.