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Functional range of motion (ROM) is defined as the minimal required mobility of a joint to complete activities of daily living (ADL). Defining functional ROM will allow surgeons to decide which aging patients would benefit from surgical intervention aimed at improving shoulder functionality.
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Sargent T, Smith J, Smith C, Krauss J, Jankowski M, Wiater JM. Defining functional shoulder range of motion in middle-aged to elderly populations to guide shoulder surgical treatment. Poster presented at: Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Embark Capstone Colloquium; 2022 May 2; Rochester Hills, MI.