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Neutral position

German: Neutral-Null-Stellung

1 Definition

The neutral position is the bodily posture in which a patient is standing with the feed parallel to the analogous hip. The arms are hanging relaxed to each side of the body and the thumbs point forward.

2 Biomechanics

The neutral position is the starting point for the neutral – zero – method with which one can determine the degree of freedom of a joint

Specialties: Anatomy

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