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the act of bending backward (of the body or a body part)

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Effective treatment of chronic plantar fasciitis with dorsiflexion night splints: a crossover prospective randomized outcome study.
Knee flexion and extension, ankle inversion, eversion, and dorsiflexion and torso rotation were significantly lower in female Soldiers.
Positive angles are dorsiflexion, inversion, and internal rotation for dorsiflexion-plantar flexion (DP), inversion-eversion (IE), and external-internal rotation (EI), respectively.
Both 5[degrees] and 10[degrees] dorsiflexion were generally underestimated in both groups at the two different moments of the study, while the remaining positions were generally overestimated.
Materials used to measure the effects of dorsiflexion resisted walking included goniometry, surface electromyography (sEMG), and GAITRite technology (2), respectively.
Initial interventions included passive range of motion (PROM) to all major upper and lower extremity joints, stretching of plantar flexors, and application of pressure relieving ankle foot orthoses (PRAFO[R]) to maintain the feet in neutral dorsiflexion, hip in neutral rotation, and keep her heels elevated off the bed (Table 2).
Straight leg lifts and internal rotation of the hip can be helpful in assessing knee and hip pain, respectively, while part of his neurological assessment includes a stair step with each leg, toe and heel walk, and great toe dorsiflexion.
These signs include hyperextension of elbows and knees, 90 [degrees] of dorsiflexion of the index metacarpophalangeal joint, the thumb can touch the forearm and hyperdorsiflexion of the ankle.
Tibialis anterior: dorsiflexion of the foot Reflex: Triceps surae Sensation: index finger: Sensitivity to pinpricks Sensation: big toe: Sensitivity to pinpricks, Sensitivity to touch, Vibration perception, Sensitivity to joint position Only the right leg and foot are tested.
The 14 items of ESS included conscious level, perceptivity, verbal communication, visual field, parallel gaze of the eyes, facial movement, proximal muscle force of the upper limbs when maintaining straight in an angle of 45[degrees] from the bed, proximal muscle force of the upper limbs when holding in an angle of 90[degrees], wrist straightening, fingers flexion, proximal muscle force of inferior extremities by keeping the thigh vertical and leg parallel to the bed, proximal muscle force of inferior extremities by flexing hip and knee, foot dorsiflexion and walking capability.
The results indicated that there was an increase in maximal dorsiflexion ROM and an associated increase in maximal torque and a shift of the torque angle curve to the left.
Clinical diagnosis of flat feet was based on observation of ankle dorsiflexion and plantarflexion, rearfoot, midfoot, and forefoot ranges of motion in triplane.
Meanwhile it is the compensative strategies that the ankle dorsiflexion moments and hip extension summit rockets sharply.