Goniometry: Wrist Flexion

[1]Anatomical Movement

Wrist flexion

Testing position

Patient is seated with the shoulder abducted to 90 degrees, elbow flexed to 90 degrees and wrist over the edge of a table or plinth with forearm in pronation.

Goniometer Placement

AXIS LOCATION STATIONARY ARM MOVEMENT ARM
over lateral triquetrial bone parallel with the ulnar parallel with longitudinal axis of 5th metacarpal

Expected Findings

Expected range of motion is 0- 75 degrees

References

  1. Norkin CC, White DJ. Measurement of joint motion: a guide to goniometry. FA Davis; 2016 Nov 18.