Range of Motion Normative Values

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Range of Motion Normal Values[edit | edit source]

Each joint has a normal ROM range of values, while each person has a different amount of ability to achieve it. Below are generally accepted values for a normal ROM for some individual joints as measured in degrees:

Table 1. Typical Joint Ranges [1]
Joint / Segment Movement Degrees
Wrist Flexion 60
Extension 60
Radial Deviation 20
Ulnar Deviation 20
Forearm Pronation 80
Supination 80
Elbow Flexion 140
Extension 0
Shoulder Flexion 180
Hyperextension 50
Abduction 180
Adduction 50
Shoulder with Abducted Arm Internal Rotation 90
External Rotation 90
Horizontal Adduction -
Horizontal Adduction -
Cervical Spine Flexion 60
Hyperextension 75
Lateral Flexion 45
Rotation 80
Thorac0-Lumbar Spine Flexion 45-50
Hyperextension 25
Lateral Flexion 25
Rotation 30
Hip Flexion 100
Hyperextension 30
Abduction 40
Adduction 20
Internal Rotation 40
External Rotation 50
Knee Flexion 150
Extension 0
Ankle Plantarflexion 40
Dorsiflexion 30

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wem ROM by joint Available online:https://www.wikem.org/wiki/Range_of_motion_by_joint [accessed 25-10-2021]