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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
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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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With passive range of motion, it is crucial to identify those joints where movement is restricted.
8,9) It is the belief of the investigators that such blockade effects can assist the patient in progressing with passive range of motion exercises promptly and more vigorously following surgery.
Changes in shoulder and elbow passive range of motion after pitching in professional baseball players.
Contracture is a loss of passive range of motion assessed by measuring maximum passive joint excursion (Horsley et al 2007, Harvey et al 2006, Refshauge et al 2006, Folpp et al 2006).
The purpose of the present study was to demonstrate the correlation between MER and the kinematic variables at stride foot contact (SFC) during the early cocking phase, the passive range of motion (ROM), and the shoulder strength.
Recent studies indicate that daily passive range of motion exercises increase bone mineral density in This infant's legs are preterm infants, Dr.
Omissions include ignoring the differences between active and passive range of motion, failing to list the Ottawa rules for X-ray referral, and a limited list of musculoskeletal pathologies.
They perform certain activities that are an adjunct to therapy, including ambulation, passive range of motion, splint and orthotics applications, and other modalities, such as hot and cold packs.
He requires passive range of motion, and he has an indwelling Foley catheter and needs a daily bowel regime.

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