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dorsiflex

[′dȯr·sə‚fleks]
(zoology)
To flex or cause to flex in a dorsal direction.
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Effects of ankle dorsiflexion range and pre-exercise calf muscle stretching on injury risk in Army recruits.
058 Abbreviations: NP, neutral position; DF5, dorsiflexion 5[degrees]; DF10, dorsiflexion 10[degrees]; PF5, plantarflexion 5[degrees]; PF10, plantarflexion 10[degrees]; INV, inversion 5[degrees]; EV, eversion 5[degrees]; Kt Group, kinesio tape group.
A pre-intervention goniometric measurement of ankle dorsiflexion AROM was then taken.
Serial casting is also employed to increase ankle dorsiflexion range in children and young adults with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
2) Learn a two-handed backstroke, or at least avoid sudden elbow extension and wrist dorsiflexion in the backstroke.
Showed a consistent trend of improvement in other clinical and electrophysiological measures including CMTNS (Charcot-Marie-Tooth Neuropathy Score), the six-minute walk test, ankle dorsiflexion, hand grip or the nine-hole peg test.
Accordingly, in absence of compensatory strategies, the lack of ankle dorsiflexion muscles for people with amputation would be expected to affect MTC, possibly increasing the likelihood of tripping over an obstacle.
After the completion of a series of casts and a percutaneous Achilles tenotomy, which was performed if less than 15[degrees] of dorsiflexion was available, the child wore an FAO.
Muscle imbalance favours ankle dorsiflexion (L5), and there is a lack of plantar flexion (S1), resulting in a calcaneus gait.
Case-controlled studies have identified obesity or sudden weight gain, reduced ankle dorsiflexion, pes planus, and occupations that require prolonged weight-bearing as the greatest risk factors associated with CS syndrome.
Contract awarded for joint with plastic dorsiflexion assist, small.
Strength testing of the lower extremities revealed diminished strength to the bilateral hip flexion (1-2/5), bilateral knee extension (1/5), bilateral ankle dorsiflexion and plantar flexion (0/5), as well as bilateral first toe extension (1/5).