hyperextension


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hyperextension

 [hi″per-ek-sten´shun]
extension of a limb or part beyond the normal limit.

hy·per·ex·ten·sion

(hī'pĕr-eks-ten'shŭn),
Extension of a limb or part beyond the normal limit.

hyperextension

(hī′pər-ĭk-stĕn′shən)
n.
Extension of a bodily joint beyond its normal range of motion.

hy′per·ex·tend′ (-ĭk-stĕnd′) v.

hyperextension

Overextension Rehab medicine The extension of a limb or other body part beyond its normal range of movement

hy·per·ex·ten·sion

(hī'pĕr-eks-ten'shŭn)
Extension of a limb or part beyond the normal limit.

hyperextension

’over-straightening’ of a joint beyond its normal limits.
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(19) This decline in strength may be related to the increase in knee hyperextension. If the dancers were working in hyperextension to achieve a more aesthetically pleasing line, as we suggested above, this could lead to increased anterior pelvic tilt.
Since a skydiver's body is parallel to the ground during the free fall, a skydiver is exposed to a force which bends all his/her vertebra and neck towards his/her back (hyperextension).
A-38-years old right-handed Sudanese male showed an abnormal painless hyperextension in the interphalangeal (IP) joint of the right-hand thumb.
Expose de cas : Un athlete CrossFit masculin de 44 ans s'est presente avec deux lesions d'hyperextension sans contact de son genou gauche qui se sont produites alors qu'il marchait sur la glace.
The symptoms of Cyclops syndrome may include anterior knee pain, loss of complete extension or hyperextension, pain during walking or running, an audible clunk near full extension, painful cracking, locking of the knee, stiffness and residual laxity.2,5 Arthroscopic scar excision is usually necessary to regain the extension deficit and alleviate patient's symptoms.
[2,5] Hyperextension during feeding influences the alignment of pharyngeal structures and places infants at risk for aspiration, a symptom of OPD.
Hyperextension injuries result from shear and tensile forces acting on the aerodigestive structures fixed against the cervical vertebral bodies.
Pisiform fractures should be suspected when a patient presents with acute wrist pain located over the ulnar side of the wrist after direct trauma or a hyperextension injury to the wrist joint.
These characteristics included obesity (i.e., a short and thick neck), inadequate cervical hyperextension, a deviated trachea, a goiter, or previous cervical surgery (4 previous tracheotomies and 1 esophagostomy).
To do so, the differences of flexibility values were verified in the hip joints and the spine hyperextension of the gymnasts from the state of Parana and their influence to a better performance in the execution /validation of RG movements.
The signs include non-reactive pupils decreased response to verbal stimuli decreased response to visual stimuli inability to close eyelids drooping of the nasolabial fold (which makes the face appear more relaxed) hyperextension of the neck (in which the head tilts back when the patient is lying down) grunting of vocal cords and upper gastrointestinal bleed.