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Abnormal End-Feels

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Abnormal End-Feels
Consist of any end-feel that is felt at an abnormal or inconsistent point in the range of motion or in a joint that normally presents with a different end-feel.
Empty
Cannot reach end-feel, usually due to pain - examples are joint inflammation, fracture, bursitis
Firm
Increased tone, tightening of the capsule, ligament shortening
Hard
Fracture, Osteoarthritis, Osteophyte formation
Soft
Edema, Synovitis, ligament instability/tear
Abnormal End Feels
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