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out on a limb

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one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm

any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree

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(astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet

either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip

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the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for measuring angles

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any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm

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In our study, patients with post-traumatic soft tissue defects of upper limb and post-burn contracture of upper limb were included.
The studies which met the following criteria were included: (i) patients diagnosed with stroke, (it) adult patients, and (iii) TBS effects on the upper limb motor function in patients with stroke.
This study tried to find out whether obstetric injuries in the upper limb are still a common occurrence, because in our experience, birth injuries, particularly to the upper limbs, still appear to be relatively frequent in the Jordanian community, despite the huge development in prenatal care prevention programmes.
Amputation: Hundred and sixteen subjects with upper limb amputations were included in these studies.
It was assumed that clear differences between start variants would be observed in upper limbs EMG parameters from the starting signal to the hands-off instant.
had done the study on 34 upper limbs while in our there were only 24 limbs so our sample size was less as compared to theirs.
MYO prosthesis users also reportedly have improved psychosocial and social adaptation compared with BP users [31], likely because of aesthetic design of MYO prostheses, which have greater resemblance to an anatomical upper limb.
The results of this review reported improved mobility of the affected upper limb when CI Therapy was conducted for 60-72 hr over two weeks; 20-56 hr over two weeks; 30 hr over three weeks; and 15-30 hr over 10 weeks.
This program came to be after the Shepherd Center expanded its upper limb research and recovery efforts to a more integrated approach between its research program and clinical data collection.
The paper presents the development of a robotic platform that enables the realization of passive movement therapy and active rehabilitation in the upper limb in a controlled and repeatable way that could keep a log of patient outcome.
Therefore, the most efficient strategies for the upper limb functional rehabilitation seem to be the constraint therapy, the electromyographic biofeedback, the mental imagery and the robot-mediated therapies.
Table 1: Percentage of upper and lower limb karate technique according to karate combat conditions All Attack Variable Technique Technique Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Simulated Percentage of upper limb 73.
2] Variations in upper limb arteries are fairly common and have been reported by several authors.
The study of upper limb movement or work performed by upper limb and its motion analysis has attracted the attention of researchers and become an important tool in clinical research.