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range

noun ambit, area, arena, boundaries, bounds, breadth, compass, distance, earshot, extent, field, gamut, genus, hearing, limit, line, perimeter, power, reach, scope, space, span, sphere, stretch, sweep
See also: aptitude, area, arrange, capacity, chain, circuit, classify, course, coverage, degree, direction, extent, file, fix, gamut, hierarchy, jurisdiction, latitude, magnitude, perambulate, province, prowl, purview, region, scene, scope, sort, space, sphere

RANGE. This word is used in the land laws of the United States to designate the order of the location of such lands, and in patents from the United States to individuals they are described as being within a certain range.

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The patients who began immediate passive range of motion exercises experienced less pain and an increase in shoulder function 52 weeks postoperatively.
Grip-strength exercises and range of motion exercises, especially for the thumb, may also help, Dr.
The doctor who removed the casts recommended that the patient keep taking warfarin for at least 6 more weeks until removal of the knee immobilizers and the start of range of motion exercises.
This includes range of motion exercises, such as Codman exercises, or wall walks in which patients face a wall and gradually walk their hands up the wall.
Adding mobility to a problematic joint is also helpful, and may include stretching, range of motion exercises, and gentle joint mobilizations performed by a physical therapist.
However, tissue hypoxia caused by circulatory disorders, abnormal calcium metabolism, loss of control in the sympathetic nervous system, microtraumas connected to range of motion exercises, and genetic factors are suggested (2).
When focusing on flexibility exercises, range of motion exercises should be performed five to 10 times on a daily basis while stretching exercises can be performed at least three days a week with each stretch being held for 30 seconds.
was observed over several months and recommendations were made regarding positioning while nursing and caring for her infant, taking breaks to perform simple range of motion exercises and stretches throughout the day, wearing a thumb spica splint and performing contrast baths.