Dr. Kevin Yip

Dr Kevin Yip
Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS(UK), FRCS(EDIN), FAM(SING), FHKCOS(ORTHO)

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Passive adduction

Procedure.

Perform the adduction movement in the wrist: the fingertips pull the outer side of
the forefoot in a medial direction; meanwhile the fifth metacarpal bone provides counter-pressure.

Common mistakes.

The ankle and subtalar joints are not stabilized.

Normal functional anatomy:

• Rallge: 10-15°
• End-feel: hard ligamentous
• Umitiflg structures: lateral midtarsal ligaments

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