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non-capsular patterns / (No hotspots activated !!! )

Definition:
Limitation of movements that does not correspond to the fixed proportional limitation of the capsular pattern .

Meaning:
It points to a lesion of an inert (non-contractile) structure that is not the entire joint.

Examples
 

EXTERNAL ROTATION

ABDUCTION

INTERNAL ROTATION

ACUTE BURSITIS

end of range

- 45

end of range

SUBCORACOID BURSITIS

- 45

normal

normal

Compared to:      

CAPSULAR PATTERN

Most limited

Limited

Less limited

Disorders

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