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The Upper Extremity

  • Susan S. Adler
  • Dominiek Beckers
  • Math Buck
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Abstract

Upper extremity patterns are used to treat dysfunction caused by neurologic problems, muscular disorders or joint restrictions. These patterns are also used to exercise the trunk. Resistance to strong arm muscles produces irradiation to weaker muscles elsewhere in the body.

Keywords

Elbow Flexion Rotary Resistance Elbow Extension Shoulder Flexion Forearm Supination 
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Reference

  1. Kendal FP, McCreary EK (1983) Muscles, testing and function. Williams and Wilkins, BaltimoreGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Susan S. Adler
    • 1
  • Dominiek Beckers
    • 2
  • Math Buck
    • 2
  1. 1.ChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Rehabilitation Centre HoensbroekHoensbroekNetherlands

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