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

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(1,5) Dorsiflexion The patient actively dorsiflexes the affected Compression ankle while weight-bearing.
The dorsiflexion angle for SS was set as the same angle as in the maximal joint angle during DFROM (subjective of stretching intensity: moderate stretch feeling to a subtle pain sensation) measurements pre- intervention.
Active weightbearing dorsiflexion was measured with a lunge test and inclinometer simultaneously, according to the method validated by Konor et al.
In the end of the therapy, muscle strength of ankle dorsiflexion, toe dorsiflexion, ankle eversion increased to 2/5.
Clinical and radiological staging in Hallux valgus Stage Dorsiflexion Radiological findings 0 ~40[degrees]-60[degrees] or Normal 10%-20% lower than normal side 1 ~30[degrees]-40[degrees] or Dorsal osteophyte is the main 20%-50% lower finding, mild narrowing of the than normal side joint space, mild sclerosis and mild flattening of the metatarsal head 2 ~10[degrees]-30[degrees] or Dorsal, lateral or medial 50%-75% lower osteophytes show flattening than normal side of the metatarsal head.
The following gait parameters were derived from the electrogoniometry and foot switch data: peak dorsiflexion during swing (DFswing), ankle angle at initial contact (AAic), cadence (steps/min), and the instant of the peak plantar flexion just before toe-off (PFtim) calculated as the percentage of the duration of the gait cycle (Figure 2).
For example, stretching exercises for the treatment of drop foot are normally delivered along ankle dorsiflexion where the patients usually have difficulties in lifting their toes properly when walking [6, 12].
First, this subject had no visible voluntary ankle dorsiflexion at the beginning and needed a cane to compensate for the limited motion in the left leg.
A lo descrito anteriormente hay que anadir que en la FP puede producir disminucion de dorsiflexion del tobillo y el exceso de pronacion mantenida del pie, pues esto aumenta el estres del tejido fascial.
The examiner held the bar along the base of the foot, and from the established zero degree position the participant moved the foot into maximum dorsiflexion without using the toes as he/she had been instructed to do.
Examination in the post-fight area revealed weak ankle dorsiflexion (Medical Research Council [MRC] grade 0/5) and big toe extension (MRC grade 0/5).
A claw toe is a lesser toe with dorsiflexion of the proximal phalanx on the lesser metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint and concurrent flexion of the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) and distal interphalangeal (DIP) joints
[17] found that among all the lower limb joints ankle plantarflexion and ankle dorsiflexion presented the lowest reliability.