Types of Movement?

There are many clinically defined types of movement. Abduction, adduction, angular motion, circumduction, dorsiflexion/plantar flexion, elevation/depression, extension/ flexion, gliding, opposition, pronation/supination, protraction, retraction, and rotation. You can find more information here: http://www.innvista.com/health/anatomy/movement.htm
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