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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The plate allows smooth transitions and a full range of motion during exercises.
Available from Productive Practices are shoulder support systems Relax and Hydro Armrests, both of which offer relief to the neck and back while providing full range of motion. Relax is a two-dimensional armrest that swings from left to right and extends in and out.
The chief advantage of direct drive products is the ability to attach a load directly to the servo motor, allowing a full range of motion control without the need for a shaft coupling or gearhead.
Their functionality helps reduce repetitive wrist action experienced with traditional lever hoists, letting the operator utilize a full range of motion to work up to 12 times faster.
Sheets are produced with the "1 corrugation - 1 step" principle that provides a full range of motion for the installers while they are up on the roof which also reduces the time needed for installation.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) awarded XpandOrtho 510(k) clearance for its sterile-packaged wireless disposable device that utilizes multiple miniaturized sensors and actuators to perform multiplanar balancing of the knee joint during a full range of motion. The device uses a novel constant pressure bellows system which wirelessly communicates with a display to provide dynamic multiaxial balance and selection of optimal thickness of the tibial component.
The benefits of powerlifting are manifold, as it is based on a full range of motion movements that are used every day.
Do each rep slowly, ensuring you go through the full range of motion. If you can easily do 20 or more, chances are you're not using enough weight.
When the pain subsides (and it may take some time), you should add a stretching and strengthening exercise program for full range of motion in the hip and knee joints.
Arthroscopic scar excision is recommended and should be undertaken if conservative treatment does not restore full range of motion.
She also gave history of difficulty in having full range of motion of the left shoulder joint.