dorsiflex


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dorsiflex

verb To bend dorsally/upward; towards the head.

dorsiflex

verb To bend toward the head
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Participants were instructed to dorsiflex the ankle joint as much as possible while the reading from the handheld dynamometer was recorded.
Decreased agreement of the tibialis anterior is likely due to subjects' inability to volitionally dorsiflex during isometric testing, limiting subject-specific model activation to 0.02.
Dorsiflex: nessuna differenza stat sign tra GR e intergruppo Plantarflex: aumento stat sign nel GR1 Nessuna differenza stat sign tra GR e intergruppo.
Motor block was assessed by asking the patient to plantarflex and dorsiflex the foot and was classified as follows: 0=normal movement, 1=decreased movement, 2=no movement.
Beuder noted that 70% of people with plantar fasciitis have gastrocnemius or soleus inflexibility and cannot passively dorsiflex past 0 degrees.
Push up on the ball of the foot and forcibly dorsiflex the ankle.
R L R L Ankle dorsiflexion <20[degrees] 20[degrees]- With knee extended, 30[degrees] dorsiflex ankle; note the angle between foot and leg.
For the most effective stretch, extend the knee and dorsiflex the ankle.
Specifically, the passive joint moment during initial landings, mainly developed by the peak impact forces (Figure 2), acted to flex the hip, knee and ankle (dorsiflex) joints at the early contact (Madigan and Pidcoe, 2003).
She had also noticed paresthesias and numbness as well as weakness and an inability to dorsiflex the foot and ankle.
The deformity may be considered cured when there is no adduction or inversion deformity, when there is a hollow on the dorsum of the foot in the position previously occupied by the head of the talus, passive movement to the full calcaneovalgus position, and when the child is able to evert and dorsiflex the foot voluntarily to about a right angle.
Subjectswere those with single cortical or subcortical stroke, in the chronic phase of recovery (>six months after stroke), who had observable gait deficits but could ambulate independently for six minutes without orthotic support, were able to follow instruction and communicate with the investigators, and were able to passively dorsiflex the ankle to a neutral position with the knee extended and passively extend the hip at least ten degrees.