Adduction

Adduction is a movement which brings a part of the anatomy closer to the middle sagittal plane of the body. It is opposed to abduction.

Other articles related to "adduction":

Club Foot - Deformities
... They are Inversion at subtalar joint Adduction at talonavicular joint and equinus and varus at ankle joint, that is, a plantar flexed position, making the foot tend towards toe walking ... The deformities can be remembered using the mnemonic, "InAdEquate" for Inversion, Adduction and Equinus ... corrected via serial casting CAVE cavus, adduction, varus, equinus via the Ponseti method of serial casting ...
Carpometacarpal Joint - Thumb - Movements
... plane of the palm of the hand, abduction and adduction in a plane at right angles to the palm, circumduction, and opposition ... Adduction is carried out by the adductor abduction mainly by the abductor pollicis longus and brevis, assisted by the extensors ... is 53° of flexion/extension, 42° of abduction/adduction, and 17° of rotation ...
Muscles of Adduction - Other
... (muscles of mastication, the closing of the jaw is adduction) masseter pterygoid muscles (lateral and medial) temporalis vocal folds Lateral cricoarytenoid muscle ...
Scissor Gait - Presentation
... the appearance of crouching, while tight adductors produce extreme adduction, presented by knees and thighs hitting, or sometimes even crossing, in a scissors-l ... or severity of the spastic CP condition rigidity and excessive adduction of the leg in swing plantar flexion of the ankle flexion at the knee adduction ...
List Of Weight Training Exercises - Lower Body - Hips - Hip Adduction
... The hip adduction exercise is performed by closing the legs while sitting, thereby pushing a machine's pads resting on the inside of the hips together ... Equipment Hip abduction and adduction machine ...