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Unit 7

range of motion ROM
physical therapy PT
passive range of motion PROM
partial weight bearing; able to hold SOME of the body weight on the legs PWB
to bend flex
straighten as in limb extension
full weight bearing; able to hold ALL of body weight on legs FWB
move AWAY from the body abduction
move TOWARD the body adduction
muscle becomes drawn together, or shortenend, because of spasm or paralysis; becomes a permanent deformity contracture
wasting away of muscle from lack of use atrophy
laying on one's stomach prone
rotation of the hand or forearm so that the surface of the palm is facing downward or toward the back pronation
rotation of the hand or forearm so the palm surface is facing upward supination
Created by: Patterson5