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wrist joint

[TA]
the synovial joint between the distal end of the radius and its articular disc and the proximal row of carpal bones with the exception of the pisiform bone.

wrist joint

wrist joint

(rist joynt) [TA]
The synovial articulation between the distal end of the radius and its articular disc and the proximal row of carpal bones with the exception of the pisiform bone.
Synonym(s): carpal joints (2) , radiocarpal joint.
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Elisabeth Hagert draws on what has been identifed about the wrist joint, along with the knowledge gained from studies about the knee, ankle and shoulder joints, to present proprioceptive therapeutic concepts that can be incorporated into clinical rehabilitation of the wrist.
Rachitic rosary was the most frequent clinical feature observed in 87% followed by widening of wrist joints in 76% cases.
Jaiyoung Ryu MD, William P Cooney III, Functional Ranges of Motion of Wrist Joint, Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol 16A, No3, May 1991, 409-419
Because of power restraints and the desire to prevent any component from spanning the wrist joint, magnetic position sensors were chosen for this application.
In time, fibrous tissue would form around the wrist joint.
Simply estimating wrist deviation in the traditional, isolated planes may not fully assess the degree to which the wrist joint is stressed, particularly when considering radial deviation.
We measured muscle spasticity at the wrist joint using a quantitative measurement following a previously established procedure [34] with minor modifications.
Simmen BR, Huber H: [The wrist joint in chronic polyarthritis: a new classification based on the type of destruction in relation to the natural course and the consequences for surgical therapy].
Additional studies have examined application of the goniometer to the wrist joint.
Initial conventional x-ray of fore-arm with elbow and wrist joint showed osseous band at distal radio-ulnar joint (Fig.