medial rotation

in·ter·nal ro·ta·tion

(in-tĕr'năl rō-tā'shŭn)
Movement of a joint, around its long axis, toward the midline of the body.
Synonym(s): medial rotation.
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Slouching while driving creates more medial rotation of the shoulder, so sit up as straight as you can.
The fibularis brevis muscle enables medial rotation of the tarsometarsus and rounds out the common movements at the interarsal joint.
There are currently not enough objective measurements on strength recovery in medial rotation force following functional treatment.
[10,18] Less medial rotation of talar head occurs in type B facet pattern leading to unstable subtalar joint and causes osteoarthritis.
Eversion of the calcaneus produces medial rotation of the tibia and anteromedial glide of the talus on the calcaneus.
Poor eccentric hip abductors and lateral rotators muscle control can result in femoral adduction and medial rotation during weight bearing activities.
Femoral antetorsion, as characteristically found in healthy adults, refers to the 10[degrees] to 20[degrees] medial rotation of the femoral condyles in the transverse plane relative to the axis of the neck of the femur (Fig.
When standing in this posture, to minimize medial rotation of the arms, instruct the client how to pronate the forearms at the radioulnar joints instead of medially/internally rotating the arms at the glenohumeral joints (Figure 4).
To perform the manoeuvre, the patient can be positioned either in sitting or side lying and the clinician can then stabilise the scapula in maximum protraction and medial rotation through one hand or with the assistance of an assistant.
Both increased knee adduction and medial rotation, and to a lesser extent anterior tilt in the pelvis, were consistent with commonly described compensatory movements for inadequate and uneven hip turnout (lateral rotation).
(iv) Referred pain relieved by flexion of thigh and aggravated by extension, abduction, and medial rotation of thigh.
The abducent nerve palsy was diagnosed in this buffalo on the basis of typical clinical signs of medial strabismus (medial rotation of both the eyes).

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