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Types of Movement

Flexion decrease angle at joint
Extension return angle to 180
Hyperextension move past 180 (wrist)
Abduction away from midline
Hyperabduction arms cross over head
Adduction towards midline
Hyperadduction crossing fingers
Retraction move posteriorly on horizontal plane
Circumduction one stable end while other end moves in circle (flexion, abduction, adduction)
Medial rotation towards midline
lateral rotation away from midline
supination palms out (to hold soup)
pronation palms backwards
Inversion moves soles to face each other
Eversion move soles to face opposite directions
dorsiflexion raising toes during heel strike
plantarflexion tiptoe
Created by: 1159767578