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Flexion

Summary Information: Flexion

Flexion: Flexion is an anatomical term used to describe a general action of a muscle on a bone or joint. When a muscle flexes, it decreases the angle of two body parts, such as when clenching a fist or bending a knee. In the hip and shoulder joints, flexion means moving the related arm or leg toward the anterior or front area of the body.

Flexion is the opposite action of extension. Conditions that can affect normal flexion include musculoskeletal trauma, bone fracture, myalga, muscle/tendon rupture, muscle/tendon tears, strains, arthritis, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, and neuromuscular diseases.

Closely Related Organs: Flexion

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Flexion

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