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Muscle Test

Extensor Pollicis Brevis

Hand MonitoringOn the dorsal surface of the interpha langeal joint of the thumb. Hand Stabilizing The  Kinesiologist  stabilizes the  wrist. Monitoring Direction In the direction of...

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Extensor Pollicis Longus

Hand MonitoringOn the dorsal surface of the interpha langeal joint of the thumb. Hand Stabilizing The  Kinesiologist  stabilizes the hand and gives counterpressure against the palmar...

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Flexor Pollicis Brevis

Hand Monitoring On  the palmar surface of the  proximal  phalanx. Hand Stabilizing The kinesiologist stabilizes the hand. Monitoring Direction In the direction of extension. ...

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Flexor Pollicis Longus

Hand Monitoring On  the palmar surface of the distal phalanx. Hand Stabilizing The kinesiologist stabilizes the metacarpal bone and proximal phalanx of the thumb in extension. Monitoring...

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Opponens Pollicis

Hand Monitoring Braces the metacarpal bone. Hand Stabilizing The hand is stabilized by the Kinesiologist. Monitoring Direction Against the metacarpal bone, in the direction of extension and...

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Abductor Pollicis Brevis

Hand Monitoring With one fingers on the proximal phalanx. Hand Stabilizing The hand is stabilized by the Kinesiologist. Monitoring Direction Against the proximal phalanx, in the direction of...

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Adductor Pollicis

Hand Monitoring With two fingers brace the inferior aspect of the thumb. Hand Stabilizing The hand may be stabilized by the Kinesiologist or rest on the table for support. Monitoring Direction...

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Iliococcygeus

Hand Monitoring On the medial aspect of the knee, on the medial femoral condyle. Support the bent knee to prevent the contraction of gluteus maximus. Hand Stabilizing On the contralateral thigh....

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Obturator Internus

Hand Monitoring On the lateral side of the knee. Hand Stabilizing On the contralateral ilium (lateral side). Monitoring Direction Adduct and internally rotate femur pushing the knee toward the...

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Pubococcygeus

Hand Monitoring On the medial aspect of the knee, on the medial femoral condyle. Support the bent knee to prevent the contraction of gluteus maximus. Hand Stabilizing On the contralateral thigh....

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Obturator Externus

Hand Monitoring On the distal medial aspect of the leg, proximally to the ankle. Hand Stabilizing On the lateral aspect of the knee. Monitoring Direction Internally rotate the thigh. Note

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Obturators

Hand Monitoring On the distal medial aspect of the leg, proximally to the ankle. Hand Stabilizing Contralateral ilium. Monitoring Direction Internally rotate the thigh (pull ankle laterally). Note

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Gemelli

Hand Monitoring On the distal medial aspect of the leg, proximally to ankle. Hand Stabilizing Lateral aspect of the knee. Monitoring Direction Internally rotate the thigh. Note

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Pyramidalis

Hand Monitoring On the ipsilateral shoulder. Hand Stabilizing On the ipsilateral thigh. Monitoring Direction Press to extend the back. Note

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Quadratus Femoris

Hand Monitoring On the medial aspect of the tibia, just above the malleulus. Hand Stabilizing On the contralateral thigh. Monitoring Direction Push outward to internally rotate the thigh. Note

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