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Joint Loose Packed Positions

IER Book v2009 page 3 O'Sullivan & Siegelman Added (loose packed) to each term for better identification when studying in test multiple choice mode in combination the closed packed position
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Vertebral joint (loose packed)
midway between flexion and extension
Temporomandibular joint (loose packed)
jaw slightly open (freeway space)
Sternoclavicular joint (loose packed)
arm resting by side
Acromioclavicular joint (loose packed)
arm resting by side
Glenohumeral joint (loose packed)
55 - 70 degress of abduction and 30 degrees of horizontal adduction; neutral rotation
Humeroulnar joint (loose packed)
70 degrees of elbow flexion and 10 degrees supination
Humeroradial joint (loose packed)
full extension and supination
proximal radioulnar joint (loose packed)
70 degrees flexion and 35 degrees of supination
distal radioulnar joint (loose packed)
10 degrees supination
radioulno carpal joint (the wrist loose packed)
neutral with slight ulnar deviation
midcarpal joint (loose packed)
neutral with slight flexion and ulnar deviation
carpometacarpal (2 - 5) (loose packed)
midway between flexion/extension, mid flexion, mid extension
trapeziometacarpal (loose packed)
midway between flexion/extension and between abduction and adduction
Metacarpopalangeal (MCP) (loose packed)
1 st MCP = slight flexion
2 - 5 MCP = slight flexion with ulnar deviation
Interphalangeal (IP in hands - loose packed)
proximal IP joint = 10 degrees of flexion
distal IP joint = 30 degrees of flexion
hip (loose packed)
30 degrees of flexion, 30 degrees of abduction and slight lateral rotation
knee (loose packed)
25 degrees of flexion
talocrural joint (ankle- loose packed)
mid inversion/eversion and 10 degrees of plantarflexion
subtalar joint (loose packed)
midway between extremes of ROM with 10 degrees of plantarflexion
midtarsal joint (loose packed)
midway between extremes of ROM with 10 degrees of plantarflexion
tarsometatarsal joint (loose packed)
midway between supination and pronation
metatarsophalangeal (LE - loose packed)
neutral (Extension 10 degrees)
interphalangeal (LE - loose packed)
slight flexion