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.
KeywordsElbow Flexion Rotary Resistance Elbow Extension Shoulder Flexion Forearm Supination
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