Goniometry: Wrist Extension
Anatomical Movement[edit | edit source]
Testing position[edit | edit source]
Patient is seated with the shoulder abducted to 90 degrees, elbow flexed to 90 degrees and wrist over the edge of a table or plinth with forearm in pronation.
Goniometer Placement[edit | edit source]
|AXIS LOCATION||STATIONARY ARM||MOVEMENT ARM|
|over lateral triquetrial bone||parallel with the ulnar||parallel with longitudinal axis of 5th metacarpal|
Expected Findings[edit | edit source]
Expected range of motion is 0- 70 degrees
References[edit | edit source]
- Norkin CC, White DJ. Measurement of joint motion: a guide to goniometry. FA Davis; 2016 Nov 18.