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Contractile Patterns

Definition:
Tere is a full range of movement (with or without pain) together with one or more positive resisted movements (pain and/or weakness).

Meaning:
It points to a disorder of one or more contractile structures (muscle/ tendon/ tenoperiosteal insertion or innervation).

Possibilities:

Resisted - Abduction

Resisted - Adduction

Resisted - Lateral Rotation

Resisted - Medial Rotation

Resisted - Flexion of the elbow

Resisted - Extension of the elbow

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