range-of-motion exercise


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RANGE-OF-MOTION EXERCISES

range-of-motion exercise

Movement of a joint through its available range of motion. It can be used to prevent loss of motion.
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See also: exercise
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Moreover, in contrast to conventional pinning, patients can start range-of-motion exercises immediately after the operation.
Range-of-motion exercises. These are also highly individualized and often involve help from a friend or partner.
Which of the following did the researchers feel contributed to the low compliance rate for the range-of-motion exercises?
(4) Also, the mean gain for our entire cohort (6.2 mm [+ or -] 3.4 mm) is comparable to that seen with tongue blades and range-of-motion exercises measured in the Buchbinder et al study.
The MJHS system developed protocols in which the residents sang along or moved in time to the music, and others that incorporated music into activities of daily living, such as wound care, bathing, and range-of-motion exercises.
If you have arthritis, your doctor or physical therapist can recommend daily range-of-motion exercises.
Treatment for the 42 people in the control group consisted of standardized passive, active-assisted, and active range-of-motion exercises; hands-on shoulder-muscle-and-joint therapy; and a frequency-matched placebo that looked identical to the Phlogenzym tablets.
Start range-of-motion exercises and weight-bearing as soon the patients can tolerate them.
The ACR recommends doing range-of-motion exercises five to 10 times daily, and stretching exercises three times weekly, holding each stretch for 30 seconds; 2) Strengthening exercises to work the muscles.
In consultation with physical therapy, a specialized routine of range-of-motion exercises was developed.
* If you are unable to exercise due to your surgery, ask for a nurse or physical therapist to do range-of-motion exercises on your legs.
Doing range-of-motion exercises in the evening can reduce joint stiffness the next morning.