Limited Range Of Motion In Osteoarthritis

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Definition

Limited range of motion is a reduction in the normal distance and direction through which a joint can move.


Considerations

Range of motion is the distance and direction of movement of a joint. Limited range of motion is a term meaning that a specific joint or body part cannot move through its normal range of motion.

Motion may be limited by a mechanical problem within the joint, by swelling of tissue around the joint, by stiffness of the muscles, or by pain.

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