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To put into action, practice, or force; to make use of something, such as a right or option.

To exercise dominion over land is to openly indicate absolute possession and control.

To exercise discretion is to choose between doing and not doing something, the decision being based on sound judgment.

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At this time the patient was instructed to perform active range of motion exercises; however, the combined motions of abduction and external rotation were to be avoided.
Two weeks into therapy, he is lying on one of the raised therapy platforms at Hilyard while a physical therapist does range of motion exercises on his legs.
The accompanying exercise manual provides seven range of motion exercises and 13 isometric exercises, all with descriptions of what muscles are being worked.
Mobilization: walking or range of motion exercises three times daily, reduced use of catheters or restraints that limit movement
Materials presented at the fall workshop included range of motion exercises, assisted ambulation, and transfer activities.
Range of motion--Approximately 24 to 48 hours after surgery, women should begin range of motion exercises for the elbow, forearm and hand.
Marquez noted that the fracture had not yet healed and prescribed a range of motion exercises. On May 18, 1989, Dr.
Because the patient was in restraints, hospital policy required that certain procedures be followed, such as constant monitoring, hourly offers of water, range of motion exercises, bladder relief, etc.
We then do stretching and range of motion exercises for about 30 minutes, then 30 minutes with Styrofoam dumbbells to increase strength and flexibility.