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Body Movements

Movements of the body

Arm Abduction with an arm at your side, bring the arm away from the body.
Adduction(Arm) with an arm out to the side, return it to the body.
Flexion(Arm) bend the elbow.
Extension(Arm) straighten the arm.
Supination(Arm) turn the hand so the palm is up
Pronation(Arm) turn the hand so the palm is down.
Rotation (Internal&External)(Arm) raise the arm at your side until the it is in line with the shoulder; bend the elbow at a 90 degree angle and move the forearm upward and downward.
Radial Deviation and Ulnar Deviation(Arm) move the hand from side to side at the wrist (there is not much movement).
Opposition(Arm) touch each finger to the thumb.
Leg Abduction lift the leg laterally away from the body.
Adduction(Leg) return the leg toward the other leg.
Flexion(Leg) with the leg extended, lift upward.
Extension(Leg) return the leg to its original position.
Rotation (Internal&External)(Leg) Turn the foot and leg toward the other leg, and then turn it out away from the other leg.
Dorsiflexion(Leg) move the foot up and back until the toes are upright.
Plantar Flexion(Leg) move the foot with the toes pointing downward.
Inversion(Leg) turn the sole of the foot toward the middle.
Eversion(Leg) turn the sole of the foot outward.
Created by: nr67546