distal phalanx

Resisted flexion of each finger separately

Table of Contents Positioning and Procedure Common Mistakes Anatomical Structures Tested Positioning and Procedure The subject presents his hand palm downwards. The examiner stabilizes the wrist with one hand. With the other hand he applies resistance to the distal phalanx of each finger respectively. Common Mistakes None. Anatomical Structures Tested: Muscle function: Flexor digitorum superficialis …

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Muscles controlling the fingers – Resisted extension of each finger separately

Positioning and procedure The subject presents his hand palm downwards. The examiner stabilizes the wrist with one hand. With the other, he applies resistance to the distal phalanx of each finger respectively. Common mistakes None. Anatomical structures tested: Muscle function: Extension of the index finger: Extensor indicis proprius Tendon to the index finger of the …

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