Certified Nursing Assistant Exam Prep

Category - Medical Assisting

Flexion has what effect on the angel of a joint?
  1. Decreases
  2. Rotates
  3. Inverts
  4. Increases
Answer: A - Flexion occurs when a joint angle is decreased. Bringing your knee to your chest is an example of flexion. Flexion can aggravate a joint that is impinged or injured. Massage can help to establish proper joint flexion.
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