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International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Category[edit | edit source]

ICF is a classification of health and health-related domains. This is the World Heath Organization (WHO) framework for measuring health and disability at individual and population levels.

According to the ICF classification, range of motion (ROM) is classified as follows:

b - Body functions > b7 - Neuromusculoskeletal and movement- related functions >

b710 - Mobility of joint functions: functions of the range and ease of movement of a joint.

- Inclusions: functions of mobility of single or several joints, vertebral, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, ankle, small joints of hands and feet; mobility of joints generalized; impairments such as in hypermobility of joints, frozen joints, frozen shoulder, arthritis

- Exclusions: stability of joint functions (b715); control of voluntary movement functions (b760)

- Subcategories:

b7100 - Mobility of a single joint: Functions of the range and ease of movement of one joint.

b7101 - Mobility of several joints: Functions of the range and ease of movement of more than one joint.

b7102 - Mobility of joints generalized: Functions of the range and ease of movement of joints throughout the body.

b7108 - Mobility of joint functions, other specified

b7109 - Mobility of joint functions, unspecified

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