Goniometry: Finger Metacarpophalangeal Joint Abduction
Finger metacarpophalangeal (MCP) joint abduction
Patient is sitting with forearm and hands supported, forearm in full pronation, wrist neutral and MCP joint in neutral position.
|AXIS LOCATION||STATIONARY ARM||MOVEMENT ARM|
|Dorsal aspect of MCP joint||Dorsal midline of the metacarpal||Dorsal midline of the proximal phalanx|
Expected range of motion is 25 degrees.
- Normal Values for Range of Motion of Joints, MSD Manual Professional Version [Internet]. Available at: https://www.msdmanuals.com/professional/multimedia/table/v1128315 2021 Feb 07