passive motion


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passive motion

A therapeutic exercise technique used to move a patient's joint through a range of motion without the patient's use of the involved extremity. The motion is accomplished by a therapist, an assistant, the use of a machine, or by the patient's use of the non-involved extremity.
Synonym: passive exercise; passive movement
See also: motion
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Volpe, "Continuous passive motion improves shoulder joint integrity following stroke," Clinical Rehabilitation, vol.
Forearm perfusion changed during hand passive motion. In particular, [DELTA]THb was 2.53 [+ or -] 1.80 [micro]Mol during the isolated modality, 2.03 [+ or -] 1.19 [micro]Mol during the pinch modality, and 5.42 [+ or -] 1.78 [micro]Mol during the synchronous modality.
Evaluation of effectiveness of continous passive motion after total knee arthroplasty: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trails.
Patients participated in 20 minutes of continuous passive motion (CPM) with measurements taken at 5, 10, and 20 minutes.
This study produced a modified version of the TSK to account for the construct of "fear of being moved" or "fear of passive motion" beliefs.
You then turn on the button and it'll offer up 'Continuous Passive Motion technology' and 'Oscillation therapy', meant to relax your muscles and strengthen your back at the same time.
Kinesthesia is evaluated by determining the threshold for detecting passive motion in the joint and was measured using the continuous passive motion (CPM) mode of the isokinetic dynamometer (Cybex NORM[TM], CSMI, USA) at an angular speed of 0.1[degrees]s-1.
If you have had a knee replaced, your therapist might send you home with a continuous passive motion machine.
Continuous passive motion (CPM) has been advocated as an adjunct to surgery.
(2001) Stretching at the ankle joint: viscoelastic responses to holds and continuous passive motion. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 33(3), 354-358.

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