quadriceps


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Synonyms for quadriceps

a muscle of the thigh that extends the leg

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Durante a fase 1 (1a e 2a semanas) do protocolo de Ferreia e Madureira (2009), a marcha e com duas canadianas, eletroestimulacao do vasto interno, mobilizacao da patela, contracoes isometricas do quadriceps, TENS e crioterapia e na 3a e 4a semana marcha sera com duas canadianas, carga parcial, eletroestimulacao, mobilizacao, fortalecimento muscular de flexores, abdutores, adutores e extensores, exercicios proprioceptivos sentado e em apoio bipodal, alongamentos, massagem sobre a cicatriz, TENS, crioterapia, hidroterapia e treino de marcha.
Quadriceps weakness persisted throughout the hospital stay and the patient was discharged home with a knee immobilizer for safety at night on postoperative day 3.
Crucial for movement The quadriceps is the largest muscle in the body, and is located at the front of the thigh.
In one study it was seen that a majority of PFPS patients failed to smoothly control eccentric quadriceps contraction during stair descent or open kinetic chain isokinetic action.
Improving the strength and flexibility of your quadriceps can go a long way toward boosting your knee function, but it's important to do the right exercises in the right amounts, Bungo cautions.
Patients with anterior knee pain demonstrate greater quadriceps muscle inhibition, particularly VMO and VL, with higher pain levels of the patellofemoral joint.
The shorter the quadriceps is, the greater the effect of the arc, the increase in the lateral patellar and the patello-femoral compression.
All interrater reliability for multiparametric MR imaging measures was excellent in the quadriceps femoris and the hamstring muscles.
Sessions 2 through 5 started with the same warm-up as the control visit, followed by six sets of SS and BS stretching exercises, three for quadriceps and three for hamstrings in alternating order.
A pain relief by taping can be by relieving pressure on the damaged lateral facet of the patellofemoral joint and improving tracking of the patella and function of the quadriceps mechanism.
Leonard has been away from all but nine games this season due to a right quadriceps injury he suffered last season.
Furthermore, there are soft tissue contractures like quadriceps, retinaculum, internal ligaments of the knee joint, associated knee joint stiffness, and extensor lag in these patients.
Tony Parker had 16 points and seven assists in 23 minutes, his second-longest stint after missing the first 19 games while recovering from left quadriceps tendon surgery.
Additionally, there was a decreased of muscular deep sensitivity and decreased muscular tonus of the tensor fasciae latae muscle and quadriceps femoris muscle.