R.2. Thumb Extension MWM: Rotation

MOBILISATION
Internal or external rotation of first metacarpal on stabilized trapezium

MOVEMENT
Thumb extension

INDICATIONS
Pain with, or restriction of, thumb extension

NOTES

  • Use pincer style grip on thumg to avoid blocking client’s range of extension
  • Client must add end range loading overpressure to gain full effect

MOBILISATION
Internal or external rotation of first metacarpal on stabilized trapezium

MOVEMENT
Thumb extension

INDICATIONS
Pain with, or restriction of, thumb extension

NOTES

  • Use pincer style grip on thumg to avoid blocking client’s range of extension
  • Client must add end range loading overpressure to gain full effect