radial deviation


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ra·di·al de·vi·a·tion

(rā'dē-ăl dē'vē-ā'shŭn)
Movement of the wrist toward the thumb side of the forearm. Also used to describe the position of a displacement.
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The range of motion at 6-month followup in conservative with respect to palmar flexion, dorsiflexion, supination, pronation, radial deviation, ulnar deviation were 65.
The continued growth of ulna and stunted radial growth has resulted in radial deviation of the wrist and the hand (Figures 9 & 10).
Furthermore, Johnson observed radial deviation with use of the WDFHO and proposed a specifically designed radial deviation WDFHO [38].
Mild radial deviation was observed during left wrist extension with a 4 out of 5 on the muscle strength scale.
DQST has traditionally been linked to a combination of repetitive movements involving pronation and supination of the forearm, ulnar and radial deviation of the wrist, and abduction/extension of the thumb.
An acute dislocation should be reduced as soon as possible and a below elbow POP may be applied with the wrist in 30-40 degrees dorsiflexion and slight radial deviation for 3 to 4 weeks.
Secondary outcomes were the other ranges of motion of the wrist joint and forearm (flexion, radial deviation, ulnar deviation, pronation, supination) and thumb (web-space), pain, and activity limitations.
The bottom hand must be in the radial deviation position with the wrist fully extended and back near the rear shoulder.
During use, a lower hand elevation eases stress in the shoulder and relaxes the wrist angle, eliminating uncomfortable extension and radial deviation movement in the arm.
A 75[degrees] handle angle induced the greatest radial deviation and a relatively high wrist RPE.
Newer editions of Merrill's,[3] however, note that ulna flexion or movement toward the ulna is "sometimes nebulously called radial deviation.