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The Upper Extremity

  • Susan S. Adler
  • Dominiek Beckers
  • Math Buck

Abstract

Upper extremity patterns are used to treat dysfunction caused by muscular weakness, incoordination, and joint restrictions. The arm patterns are also used to exercise the trunk. Resistance to strong arm muscles produces irradiation to weaker muscles elsewhere in the body.

Keywords

External Rotation Elbow Flexion Rotary Resistance Elbow Extension Shoulder Flexion 
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Reference

  1. Kendall FP, McCreary EK (1983) Muscles, Testing and Function. Williams and Wilkins, BaltimoreGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Susan S. Adler
    • 1
  • Dominiek Beckers
    • 2
  • Math Buck
    • 2
  1. 1.SuisunUSA
  2. 2.Samenwerkende Revalidatiecentra LimburgHoensbroekThe Netherlands

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