accessory movement


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accessory movement

[ak′ses·ə·rē ‚müv·mənt]
(physiology)
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In addition, accessory movements are examined, as described by Maitland (1991), both in neutral and at the end of range of physiological movements.
What is the inter-rater reliability for measurements of passive physiological or accessory movements in upper extremity joints?
Inclusion criteria Design * Repeated measures between raters Participants * Symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals Measurement procedure * Performed passive (ie, manual) physiological or accessory movements in any of the joints of the shoulder, elbow, or wrist-hand-fingers * Reported range of motion or end-feel * Used methods feasible in clinical practice (considering instruments, costs, amount of training required) Outcomes * Estimates of inter-rater reliability Assessment of characteristics of the studies