joint mobilisation

joint mobilisation

Osteopathic medicine
An osteopathic technique in which the joints are passively moved through their entire range of motion, with the intent of expanding the range of motion and eliminating restrictions.
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He patronised a joint mobilisation drill organised by the BDF with participation of forces from Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
Commander-in-Chief inspects 'Resolve Force' Joint Mobilisation Drill stages.
Therapies such as massage, joint mobilisation, stretching and targeted exercise programs have become increasingly used in the management of osteoarthritis.
The other patient with pin loosening subsequently developed stiffness at the proximal and distal interphalangeal joint despite vigorous attempts of joint mobilisation resulting in poor functional outcome even at 6 months post-op.
He followed his talk with a practical demonstration of foot joint mobilisation which stimulated quite a lot of interest and questions.
The objective of this study was to determine the efficacy of ischemic compression and joint mobilisation for the treatment of common nonspecific foot pain of presumed myofascial origin.
Intramedullary nails have added advantages over plating in these cases, like restoration of anatomical length and alignment of comminuted fractures, biological fixation resulting in high union rates, strength for femoral shaft fracture in all three planes of loading - bending, compression, and torsion, early joint mobilisation, early muscle rehabilitation, shortened hospital stay, reduces the incidence of complications like infection, cortical osteopenia, mal-union, and non-union.
The challenges we are experiencing throughout Europe are exceptionally difficult, and demand joint mobilisation by all, inside and out of the bank," Eliades said in his resignation letter.
The second half covers biomechanics, joint mobilisation and the management of conditions by region, followed by a section covering rheumatological conditions, pain, orthotics and prosthetics.
An osteopath uses hands-on techniques including joint mobilisation, manipulation, massage and deep pressure.
In cases where pain restricted the ability to perform exercises, electrotherapy, joint mobilisation and acupuncture were used.
Passive joint mobilisation and exercise therapy are commonly employed by physiotherapists for shoulder problems (Green et al 2003).

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