dorsiflex

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dorsiflex

[′dȯr·sə‚fleks]
(zoology)
To flex or cause to flex in a dorsal direction.
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When we used a regression approach incorporating experimental values of both MTC and joint angles from people with TTAs wearing an active dorsiflexing foot, we confirmed that MTC was sensitive to hip, knee, and ankle angle.
Therefore maintenance of strength of the dorsiflexing and plantar flexing muscles as well as adequate ankle range of movement is necessary to allow efficient force generation and balance strategy execution to prevent a fall (Studenski, Duncan & Chandler, 1991).
4 They found that anterolateral lesions could be created by dorsiflexing and inverting the ankle, causing the anterolateral aspect of the talar dome to impinge on the fibula.