Normal Range of Motion

Normal Range of Motion (ROM) does vary with body habitus, age and genetic background, but the following ranges are reasonable to use as a reference:

Typical Range of Motion

Elbow Extension/Flexion 0/145
Forearm Pronation/Supination 70/85
Wrist Extension/Flexion 70/75
Radial\Ulnar 20/35
Thumb basal joint Palmar Adduction/Abduction Contact/45
Radial Adduction/Abduction Contact/60
Thumb Interphalangeal Hyperextension/Flexion 15H/80
Thumb Metacarpophalangeal Hyperextension/Flexion 10/55
Finger DIP joints Extension/Flexion 0/80
Finger PIP joints Extension/Flexion 0/10
Finger MCP joints Hyperextension/Flexion (0-45H)/90

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