wrist joint

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Synonyms for wrist joint

a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones

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WristSpotter[TM] alleviates excessive pressure on the wrist joint while maintaining full control of the bar and weight during controlled press motions.
thick) was placed under the wrist to provide enough room to flex the wrist joint.
Kevin soon began gentle range-of-motion exercises and strengthening exercises to give added stability to my wrist joint," said Sherman.
Several biomechanical studies have shown that alterations in radial height, radial inclination, volar tilt, and intra-articular step-off lead to alterations in wrist joint contact pressures (Table 1).
Multiple small bony fragments were excised from the wrist joint and the forearm.
He operated immediately to remove the point of the bone to prevent it jarring against other bones in the wrist joint, and now Waring faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines.
These include taping techniques of the upper body (scapula, shoulder joint, elbow joint, wrist joint, hand, thumb and finger), lower body (hip and buttock, thigh, knee joint, patellofemoral joint, superior and inferior tibiofibular joints, ankle joint, foot and toe), spinal conditions (cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, pelvis and sacroiliac joint) and soft casting techniques (thumb, ankle and foot)
We have proposed to design a upper limb orthesis based on the determinate the reacting forces which appear in elbow and wrist joint.
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 bones that are mostly likely to be broken in patients with osteoporosis are the hip, the bones above the wrist joint and the vertebrae.
These occur through the distal radial metaphysis, within 5 cm of the wrist joint.
In all cases complete anaesthesia of the radial part of the wrist joint, the back of the hand, the extensor surface of the thumb, the radial half of the extensor surface of the ring finger and the basal joints of the index and middle fingers was observed.
In pseudogout, this process commonly involves the knee or wrist joint but also may involve the first metatarsophalangeal joint, as occurs in gout, or almost any other joint.
For more routine assembly, packaging, palletising or pick and place duties, we would opt for a 4-axis or SCARA (Selective Compliant Assembly Robot Arm) robot, which has two rotary joints at the 'shoulder' and 'elbow,' a linear joint that provides the vertical positioning, and a simple wrist joint.