dorsiflexed


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dorsiflexed

adjective Bent dorsally, upward; towards the head.
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Straight leg raise exercise: The patients were requested to lift the foot slowly 10 cm off the surface, hold for 5 seconds and then lower slowly with knee extended and ankle dorsiflexed when lying supine on a flat surface.
4), and ankles which could be dorsiflexed to the shin (Fig.
The patient is placed in a prone position, and the knee is maximally dorsiflexed.
Using a hydraulic ankle device that provides dampened stance-phase passive articulation would allow the foot to passively dorsiflex during stance and thus enable the foot to leave the ground in a relatively dorsiflexed position and remain so throughout swing.
When the talus is maximally dorsiflexed, the tibiofibular syndesmosis spreads, and the wider portion of the talar articular surface locks into the ankle mortise, allowing little or no rotation between the talus and the mortise.
Two measurements were taken with a standard goniometer as the subject actively dorsiflexed at the ankle.
The heel of the foot to be stretched was placed on the floor with the ankle dorsiflexed.
Further examination of the infant also revealed a crumpled helix of the ear, ulnar deviation of the fingers, campylodactyly, and hyperflexible ankles that could be dorsiflexed to the shin.
Regarding kinematic parameters variations, the prosthetic ankle was more dorsiflexed at the end of the bearing period, and the flexions of the residual knee and hip were greater at heel strike.
It may be assumed that the NMES reinforcement of the soleus was responsible for the posterior shift: this isometric strengthening (even though performed in a 0[degrees] to 20[degrees] ankle dorsiflexed position) possibly increased muscle fiber tightness.
The ipsilateral quadriceps is contracted and the foot dorsiflexed.
Conversely, anterolateral lesions may be more tender with the ankle dorsiflexed.