radial deviation


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radial deviation

[¦rād·ē·əl ‚dē‚·vē′ā·shən]
(biophysics)
A position of the human hand in which the wrist is bent toward the thumb.
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Wrist orientation exceeded the limits of the neutral range of ulnar deviation but never radial deviation when using both the EHDM and the CMW (Figures 5-6).
APTUS Injured side 53.40 [+ or -] 10.42 60.00 [+ or -] 9.24 Uninjured side 63.00 [+ or -] 9.94 66.60 [+ or -] 9.60 p value <0.05 <0.05 XSCR Injured side 52.22 [+ or -] 8.08 55.56 [+ or -] 8.56 Uninjured side 63.33 [+ or -] 4.85 67.78 [+ or -] 4.28 p value <0.05 <0.05 Group Side Radial deviation Ulnar deviation (degrees) (degrees) Mean [+ or -] S.D.
Mild radial deviation was observed during left wrist extension with a 4 out of 5 on the muscle strength scale.
The patient was instructed to assist with the other hand during the concentric (radial deviation) movement phase.
An acute dislocation should be reduced as soon as possible and a below elbow POP may be applied with the wrist in 30-40 degrees dorsiflexion and slight radial deviation for 3 to 4 weeks.
Secondary outcomes were the other ranges of motion of the wrist joint and forearm (flexion, radial deviation, ulnar deviation, pronation, supination) and thumb (web-space), pain, and activity limitations.
The bottom hand must be in the radial deviation position with the wrist fully extended and back near the rear shoulder.
During use, a lower hand elevation eases stress in the shoulder and relaxes the wrist angle, eliminating uncomfortable extension and radial deviation movement in the arm.
A 75[degrees] handle angle induced the greatest radial deviation and a relatively high wrist RPE.
The problem is, the most commonly used positioning references do not agree on the use or definition of the terms "radial deviation" and "ulna deviation."
Residual deformity in form of prominent ulnar styloid, residual dorsal tilt, radial deviation of hand was present in 33% cases, of which most of them had radiocarpal and radioulnar intraarticular fracture and in most of the cases anatomically slight dorsal tilt was there.
In the case of PIN palsy, active wrist extension may cause wrist radial deviation due to unopposed function of the ECRB.