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Body Positions Medical Terminology
semi-sitting position with slight elevation of the knees
lying on back with legs raised and feet in stirrups
sitting erect in chair or sitting upright in bed supported by pillows behind the head and chest
lying on abdomen, facing downwards
lying down in any position
lying on the left side with right knee drawn up and with left arm drawn behind parallel to the back
lying on back, facing upwards
lying on back with body tilted so that the head is lower than the feet