PROM is an abbreviation for 'Passive Range-of-Motion'.

range of motion
Normal range of motion of the knee.

 

Using a helper

The passive range of motion needs a helper to take the knee through the available range of motion without the patient trying to help, so that the muscles are relaxed.

Synonyms: 
passive range of motion
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Range of Motion

Video explaining the terminology of flexion and extension of the knee.

Passive extension

Simple but important extension stretch.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Patient Self-Assessed Passive Range of Motion of the Knee Cannot Replace Health Professional Measurements. Borgbjerg J, Madsen F and Odgaard A. J Knee Surg. 2017 Oct;30(8):829-834. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1598174. Epub 2017 Mar 1.


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