Muscle Strength Testing

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Shoulder abduction
Movement of the shoulder away from the midline of the body
Shoulder adduction
Movement of the shoulder towards the midline of the body
Shoulder external rotation
Rotation of the shoulder away from the body
Shoulder internal rotation
Rotation of the shoulder towards the body
Elbow flexion
Bending of the elbow joint
Elbow extension
Straightening of the elbow joint
Wrist flexion
Bending of the wrist joint
Wrist extension
Straightening of the wrist joint
Hand grasp
Ability to grip objects with the hand
Finger abduction/adduction
Movement of the fingers away from or towards the midline of the hand
Opposition of thumb
Ability to touch the thumb to the tips of the fingers
Hip flexion
Bending of the hip joint, bringing the thigh towards the chest
Hip extension
Straightening of the hip joint, moving the thigh backwards
Hip adduction
Movement of the hip towards the midline of the body
Hip abduction
Movement of the hip away from the midline of the body