lateral rotation

lateral rotation

a turning away from the midline of the body. Compare medial rotation. See also 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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She demonstrated lumbopelvic extension and rotation but no symptoms with the following limb motion tests: single leg stance, sitting knee extension, hip and knee flexion in supine, side-lying hip abduction, and prone hip lateral rotation with the knee flexed to 90[degrees].
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.
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.
The occipital-atlantoaxial complex contains the most complex structures, which are unique and highly specialized the three units maintain structural stability and at the same time combine to allow sizable quantities of motion in flexion -extension, lateral rotation and especially axial rotation.
Movement diagram and "end-fell" reliability when measuring passive lateral rotation of the shoulder in patiens with shoulder pathology.
This invitation to tender are invited to two special kinds of intensive care beds 1) For example, Special Intensive Care Bed heart monitoring (bed allows the lateral rotation therapy) This bed is requested without mattresses.
The client will usually feel restriction of the following motions: retraction of the scapula, lateral rotation of the arm, extension of the upper thoracic spine, and retraction of the head.
The joint allows flexion and extension about a virtual transverse axis, together with some medial and lateral rotation about the axis of the lower leg in the flexed position.
The lateral rotation of head (right--left, left--right) is performed to achieve the best voice quality, especially in the production of vowels.
The patient's systemic examinations were normal, and a musculoskeletal system examination showed that his neck extension and lateral rotation was limited and painful and that his flexion was minimally limited.