lateral rotation

lateral rotation

External rotation, see there.

ex·ter·nal ro·ta·tion

(eks-tĕr'năl rō-tā'shŭn)
Movement of a joint, around its long axis, away from the midline of the body.
Synonym(s): lateral rotation.
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Contract: ra260684 - continuous lateral rotation therapy system.
The "Hill Rom TotalCare Sport 2" is one of the most popular beds requested by patients with special needs and critical care since it not only has an air mattress which helps turn the patient (lateral rotation), low air loss to prevent over heating and sweating but also sits in a full "chair position" which allows the patient to transition from the bed to a wheelchair or transport device much easier.
Although the passive lateral rotation angles were no different between experienced groups (Table 1), in the dynamic situation this changed.
While there's no such thing as the perfect form, good form means, among others, ensuring you land over your center of gravity, developing a faster rhythm or cadence, maintaining a relaxed body position, and minimizing lateral rotation.
The technique was first described as just iliac and pubic osteotomy, without the ischium, and resulted in acetabular ventroversion with lateral rotation of the ilium and ischium torsion and deformity.
The above would occur upon abrupt lateral rotation (either direction) of the head approximately five to ten times a year unrelated to trauma, diminishing in frequency as the patient aged.
Lifts or specialty beds designed to aid in patient-handling tasks, such as lateral rotation, transportation, and bringing patients to sitting positions, should be accounted for in architectural, structural, and equipment planning.
In addition to the expected forward and downward kinematics of the CRS, the CRS installed using both the inflatable seatbelt system and the standard seatbelt system exhibited a degree of lateral rotation toward the buckle side of the system.
(1) Lateral Rotation. Turn your head to the left so that your nose is over your shoulder.
The ankle mortise stability was tested with standard cotton test and lateral rotation stress to the fibula under intraoperative fluoroscopy to clearly identify ligament disruption of the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis.
It offers air mattress replacement, foam mattress replacement, hybrid mattress replacement, seating, therapy, alternating pressure, static/float/immersion, lateral rotation, micro vent low air loss, and air loss systems.
At a larger angle, shoulder abduction occurs at a 2:1 ratio between the glenohumeral joint through abduction of the humerus and the scapulothoracic joint by lateral rotation of the scapula.