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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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