Terms Of Movement

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Flexion
Bending/ folding of a joint.
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Extension
Straightening of a joint to form 180 degrees
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Abduction
Moving away from the centre line of the body
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Adduction
Moving towards the centre line of the body
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Rotation
Moving a joint around its axis
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Circumduction
Combinatin of all terms of movement in a circular/ cone shape
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Inversion
Turning inward
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Eversion
Turning outward
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Dorsi Flexion
flexing the foot- known as naughty toes
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Plantar Flexion
pointing the foot- known as good toes
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Card 2

Front

Straightening of a joint to form 180 degrees

Back

Extension

Card 3

Front

Moving away from the centre line of the body

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Moving towards the centre line of the body

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Moving a joint around its axis

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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