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Is the shoulder distal or proximal to elbow?
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Nope -- it's proximal.
It's distal. Meaning the elbow is farther away from the axillary.
The hand is distal, because your hand is drawing away from your body. Proximal means closer to the body. Example: The elbow is distal to the chest. The elbow is proxim…al to the hand. The hand is distal to the chest and the elbow.
If a harline fracture occured in the proximal humerus would the injury be closer to the shoulder or the elbow?
It would be closer to the shoulder. Proximal means toward the center or midline of the body.
The elbow is proximal to the wrist. Or you can say that the wrist is distal to the elbow.
No. The elbow is distal to the shoulder. Proximal means closer to the body, whereas distal is further away.
Proximal stability is the strength and stability of the core, trunk and back muscles of the body or those that are close to the center of the body. The better developed these …muscles are, the more refined the mobility or movement is in the distal parts of the body such as the hands and fingers. www.handwritinghelper.blogspot.com
Elbow marks the proximal end of forearm.
distal to the wrist, because they are away from the shoulder (origin point)
The distal end of the femur and the proximal ends of the tibia and fibula form which joint carpal stifle elbow hip?
The elbow is superior to the hand.
The left radius and ulna, the bones of the forearm, are distal to the left elbow and proximal to the left wrist. The radius is the larger of the two bones.