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dorsiflex

[′dȯr·sə‚fleks]
(zoology)
To flex or cause to flex in a dorsal direction.
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MTJ displacement was measured every 10[degrees] from 0[degrees] to 20[degrees] of ankle dorsiflexion and the magnitude of change for each angle from a reference value of -10[degrees] was calculated.
En ocasiones el dolor llega a ser incapacitante, sobre todo con la dorsiflexion de las falanges, que incrementan la tension de la fascia plantar.
A similar finding was reported in another study which compared goniometer to inclinometer measurements of ankle dorsiflexion (11).
Acute effects of the weight-bearing dorsiflexion lunge stretch on gastrocnemius flexibility assessed using real-time ultrasound.
Maximal first metatarsophalangeal dorsiflexion was measured in a non-weight-bearing and neutral position of first metatarsophalangeal joint using a standard goniometer with 2[degrees] increments.
Muscle tendon complex stiffness at the ROM dorsiflexion endpoint (MdA), MdA -4[degrees], MdA -8[degrees], and MDA -12[degrees] was not significantly different between groups (Table 1).
During the 3rd and 4th weeks, he was kept on a controlled ankle motion (CAM) boot from 10[degrees] dorsiflexion to 20[degrees] plantarflexion and started partial weight bearing.
Herniation of tibialis anterior is pronounced with resisting dorsiflexion of the foot.
The mass of hernia [Figure 1] increased with dorsiflexion of ankle and during standing, and a palpable defect of fascia was noted.
Regular pre- and post-operative assessments were done at which the following parameters were assessed: position of the ankle at rest, effective dorsiflexion (above 90 degrees), active and passive range of dorsiflexion and plantar flexion of the ankle joint during both knee flexion and extension, inversion at rest and on dorsiflexion.
Schaeffer's sign is an extensor plantar reflex occurring while squeezing the Achillian tendon; Oppenheim's sign can be obtained by scratching downward the medial side of the tibia; Gordon's sign comes from squeezing the muscles in the calf; all of the three signs result in the dorsiflexion of the big toe in pyramidal tract dysfunctions (PTD).
Subjects performed 3 sets of 5-second isometric contractions, alternating between plantarflexion and dorsiflexion.