limitation of motion


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limitation of motion

The restriction of movement or range of motion of a part or joint, esp. that imposed by disease or trauma to joints and soft tissues.
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Additionally, the respiratory symptoms, limitation of motion, disease impact, SGRQ total scores of the treatment group all exceeded those before treatment.
All participants were examined by doctors seven times during the six-month study and assessed on the basis of joint swelling, pain with movement, joint tenderness, limitation of motion, and morning stiffness.
At worst, he could expect pain, limitation of motion, weakness, and sufficient atrophy of the shoulder muscles so that he could never again have sufficient shoulder strength to pull himself up onto the locmotive.
(21) Residual Prominent ulnar styloid 1 deformity Residual dorsal tilt 2 Radial deviation of hand 3-3 Subjective evaluation Excellent: No pain, disability, or 0 limitation of motion Good: Occasional pain, slight limitation 2 of motion, no disability Fair: Occasional pain, some limitation 4 of motion, feeling of weakness in wrist, no particular disability if careful, activities slightly restricted Poor: Pain, limitation of motion, 6 disability, and activities more or less markedly restricted.