Definition of hyperextension in English:

hyperextension

noun

  • See hyperextend

    • ‘Two patients underwent subsequent arthroscopic surgery for a cyclops lesion that limited full hyperextension in the knee.’
    • ‘Digital nerve block followed by hyperextension and longitudinal traction successfully reduces the dislocation.’
    • ‘The most common dorsal dislocations are due to hyperextension with axial loading.’
    • ‘The shoulder roll allows for hyperextension of the neonate's head, which provides greater exposure of the surgical site.’
    • ‘Activities requiring repetitive hyperextension of the elbow may strain the anterior capsule.’