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movement

(Activity), noun campaign, cause, mass movement, motion, operation, principle, series of actions directed towards a particular end, undertaking

movement

(Progress), noun action, agitation, circulation, course, denomination, effort, great cause, interest, issue, measure, outflow, performance, removal, shift, step, stir, stride, transition, transmittal, traveling

movement

(Shipment), noun cartage, conveyance, transit, transportation
See also: activity, band, campaign, circulation, course, denomination, dispatch, operation, outflow, progress, transition, transmittal
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It is worth considering whether the passive movement in the responses implies a passive attitude towards the disease, is the result of a previous personality or an experience of suffering from the disease while feeling helpless and having no other option besides following treatment.
Passive movement of moths from the southeast may have been hindered by a thick barrier of trees and shrubs between the pasture and groves (Fig.
When she touched the cards, no dynamic left-hand or passive movements were observed.
It is assumed that resistance to passive movement is exclusively due to spasticity (Pandyan et al.
This syndrome is characterized by pain on active or passive movement, abnormal regulation of blood flow and sweating, and edema of skin and subcutaneous tissues.
To help anyone with limited movement I also conduct room visits to do passive movement exercises.
In conclusion, in the words expressed by Professor Gwendolen Jull: "Time is revealing just what a clinical Master and Thinker Geoff was: only now we are realizing the neurophysiological effects of the passive movement of pain.
Quite uniquely, he developed a system of graded application of passive movement in which passive movement was used to modulate pain.
At this time the patient was in significant pain with passive movement (finger extension) and the hand was noted to be cool and dusky.
This is usually followed by passive movement, where limbs are moved to check for resistance to the motion, which signals spasticity.
At baseline (day 0), the "spontaneous pain" and the "pain on movement" (pain provoked by a passive movement induced by the investigator) were assessed by means of a 10-cm visual analogue scale (VAS); the patient was asked to score the pain by ticking off the scale between 0 (no pain) and 10 (unbearable pain).
Chapters 7-12 deal with different techniques that include superficial reflex, superficial fluid, neuromuscular, connective tissue, passive movement and percussive, respectively.

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