acromion


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acromion

[ə′krō·me‚än]
(anatomy)
The flat process on the outer end of the scapular spine that articulates with the clavicle and forms the outer angle of the shoulder.
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Length of acromion process in mm is the distance between the tip and the posterior border of acromion process.
La iongitud dei brazo fue de 312 mm, tomada desde ei vertice dei acromion hasta ei epicondiio iaterai dei humero y ia iongitud de ia cabeza supernumeraria dei muscuio biceps brachii fue de 130 mm (fotos 3 y 4).
With NMES, stroke patient A used less acromion movement to aid arm extension.
Clinicamente, esto se traduce en que basta 1 cm de anteposicion del craneo para generar respuestas musculares adaptativas para controlar los desplazamientos del COP y el respectivo balance postural, ratificando como relacion limite aceptable el borde posterior del pabellon auricular con el acromion en un sujeto sin anteproyeccion de hombros.
Once good reduction was achieved, three K-wires were inserted percutaneously from the lateral end of the acromion to the clavicle traversing both ends of the fracture (Figure 3).
PCT may cause anterosuperior translation of humeral head (HH) and anterior acromion tipping through scapular dyskinesis, thereby reducing the subacromial space.
It bears a facet that articulates with the acromion process of the scapula to form the acromioclavicular joint.
The results of this study are interesting as they indicate that initial effects on painfree ROM with MWMs to the shoulder can be prolonged by adding a simple strip of tape applied from the anterior shoulder, over the acromion and diagonally across the scapula to a point approximately level with the T7 spinal segment.
La circunferencia del brazo izquierdo fue tomada en la mitad del brazo flexionado a 90[grados] con respecto al antebrazo; se realizo una marca horizontal en el punto medio entre el acromion y el olecranon y se paso la cinta metrica flexible (Velasquez-Monroy et al.
For upper arm length subjects were asked to stand straight with the elbow flexed at 90 and the distance between the acromion and olecrenon processes was measured.
38 in) laterally beyond the acromion border and is 0.
Allowing the scapula to downwardly rotate will decrease the strength and efficiency of the arm motion; it will also cause a pinching of the supraspinatus tendon and subacromial/subdeltoid bursa as the acromion process of the scapula and head of the humerus approximate each other.