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1

On whom are the grades based?

Kaltenborn

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I: "loosening" movement

No stress on joint capsule or increase in joint separation (but nullifies joint compression F's)
Position for joint mobility examination

3

II: "tightening" movement

Slack in joint capsule and surrounding tissues taken up
"First stop" - tissue resistance/end feel

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III: "stretching" movement

Joint capsule stretch - applied after slack has been taken up
Joint mobilization/manipulation technique