Goniometry: Shoulder Flexion
Patient is supine with knees flexed. Palm facing medially and thumb is up. To start the test arm is to be by the patient's side
|AXIS LOCATION||STATIONARY ARM||MOVEMENT ARM|
|middle of humeral head laterally||parallel with the trunk||in line with the mid line of the humerus (lateral epicondyle)|
Expected range of motion is 0- 180 degrees
- Norkin CC, White DJ. Measurement of joint motion: a guide to goniometry. FA Davis; 2016 Nov 18.