Edmund M. Kosmahl, PT, EdD

 GONIOMETRY WEB SITE


METACARPOPHALANGEAL JOINT ABDUCTION

 MCP Abduction Photo


Test Position

  • Subject sitting with forearm resting on table
  • Wrist neutral
  • Forearm neutral
  • Stabilize metacarpal to prevent motion

Normal Range

  • ???

Goniometer Alignment

  • dorsal metacarpophalangeal joint
  • Stationary arm aligned with metacarpal
  • Moving arm aligned with proximal phalange

Normal End Feel

  • capsular

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