heel tap

heel tap

a reflex movement of the toes when the heel is tapped, present in multiple sclerosis and other diseases of the pyramidal tract.
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Tap the heel of your right foot in front of you twice, bringing your foot back next to your left foot between each heel tap, then repeat with your left.
Most recently I had a patient come in who was a postmenopausal, thin, easy to examine female who had right lower-quadrant point tenderness, a perfect Rovsing's sign, guarding of the lower abdominal muscles, a positive heel tap and a positive rectal shelf examination.
Other signs suggestive of acute appendicitis include Rovsing sign (RLQ pain with left lower quadrant palpation), obturator sign (pain with internal rotation of the right thigh), psoas sign (pain with extension of the right thigh), heel tap or jumping on one leg, and right-sided pain with rectal examination.
The Celtic fan also entered the Guinness World Records by doing 102 heel taps in a minute, and is widely recognised as the best female freestyler in the world.
Controlling Ronaldo on the edge of the box has him performing little heel taps and ball rolls.