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.
One helpful tool is the Beighton score, which assigns one point for each elbow and knee that can extend more than 10 degrees, one point for each thumb that can be apposed to the flexor surface of the forearm, one point for each fifth finger that can be dorsiflexed more than 90 degrees, and one point for placing the palms on the floor with the knees straight.
In terms of the scientific management of a plantaris injury, this would mean placing the ankle in a neutral, or slightly dorsiflexed position while maintaining the knee in a straightened position.
The patient is placed in a prone position, and the knee is maximally dorsiflexed.
The final cast is applied with the foot dorsiflexed and in valgus.
To provide postural alignment on a slope, the ankle joints become plantar- or dorsiflexed, or inverted or everted, depending on body orientation.
On physical exam, her left ankle dorsiflexed to neutral with limited subtalar motion.
To assess the AT, participants were placed in a prone position and the feet were dorsiflexed to maximum to make the AT taut.
The rear foot is dorsiflexed at the ankle and directed forward and outward.
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.