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Module Two

Range of Motion

Used to prevent hips from adducting after hip replacement surgery. Abductor Pillow
Bending the body part. Flexion
A drop in blood pressure due to the person suddenly sitting up or standing up. Orthostatic Hypotension
A decrease in the size of a muscle. Atrophy
Turning the joint upward. Supination
Moving the body part away from the midline. Abduction
Used to prevent external rotation of the hip. Trochanter Roll
Turning the joint downward. Pronation
Straightening a body part. Extension
Bending the foot downward at the ankle. Planter Flexion
Shortening of the muscle. Contracture
Moving the body part toward the midline. Adduction
Each ROM exercise should be performed___________ times. 3-5
ROM exercises should never be performed to the point that the patient feels ______________. pain
Created by: mstearns