Resting (Loose Packed) Position of Joints

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Facet (Spine)

Midway between flexion and extension

Temporomandibular

Mouth slightly open

Glenohumeral

55 degrees abduction, 30 degrees horizontal adduction

Acromioclavicular

Arm resting by side in normal physiological position

Ulnohumeral (elbow)

70 degrees flexion, 10 degrees supination

Radiohumeral

Full extension, full supination

Proximal Radioulnar

70 degrees flexion, 35 degrees supination

Distal Radioulnar

10 degrees supination

Radiocarpal (wrist)

Neutral with slight ulnar deviation

Carpometacarpal

Midway between abduction/adduction and flexion/extension

Metacarpophalangeal

Slight Flexion

Interphalangeal

Slight flexion

Hip

30 degrees flexion, 30 degrees abduction, slight lateral rotation

Knee

25 degrees flexion

Talocrural (ankle)

10 degrees plantar flexon, midway between maximum inversion and eversion

Subtalar

Midway between extremes of ROM

Midtarsal

Midway between extremes of ROM

Tarsometatarsal

Midway between extremes of ROM

Metatarsophalangeal

Neutral

Interphalangeal

Slight flexion

Resting (Loose Packed) Position of Joints

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