Thursday, 10 December 2009


Ruffini end Organs

(slowly adapting)

Monitor position of limb in space

Pacinian Corpuscles

(slowly adapting)

Detection of acceleration/deceleration or sudden mechanoreceptor deformation

1 comment:

  1. hi,
    I am also a physio & really liked your writings..somethings are really unique.
    I just need a help from you... can u plz tell the reference book or article for the above topic of proprioceptors specially the slow adapting and their functions.
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