dorsiflexion


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dorsiflexion

(ˌdɔːsɪˈflɛkʃən)
n
(Medicine) med the bending back of a part, esp the hand or foot or their digits
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Noun1.dorsiflexion - the act of bending backward (of the body or a body part)
flexion, flexure - act of bending a joint; especially a joint between the bones of a limb so that the angle between them is decreased
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dor·si·flex·ion

n. dorsiflexión, movimiento de doblar o de doblarse hacia atrás.
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Existe tambien el denominado "mecanismo windlass', de torno o de molinete, que puede describirse como el efecto que tiene la dorsiflexion de las falanges en el pie.
The patient was asked to actively dorsiflex and plantar flex the ankle from a starting position with the foot relaxed (considered the zero neutral position) with angle measurements taken at each point of dorsiflexion and plantar flexion.
En este estudio se ha identificado esta limitacion como un factor predisponente de la Talalgia de Sever, la realizacion del test de Lunge como metodo de evaluacion de la dorsiflexion es una herramienta eficaz para valorar si existe una limitacion (34,35).
Claw toe is distinguished from hammer toe by the combination of dorsiflexion of the MTP joint and plantarflexion of the DIP joint in the former condition.
Therefore, all physicians need to have a high index of suspicion for the possibility of peroneal nerve compression involving intraneural ganglion for the patients with leg pain, sensory loss, and weakness in ankle dorsiflexion drop foot.
Baseline measurements included foot posture assessment (using FPI-6), foot characteristics (length, width and length to width ratio), generalized joint laxity (using Beighton and Horan score), lateral ankle ligaments laxity (measured by anterior drawer test and talar tilt test), static and semidynamic balance (measured by single-leg balance test and star excursion balance test), and goniometric measurement of ankle plantarflexion, ankle dorsiflexion and first metatarsophalangeal dorsiflexion.
To evaluate the mechanical properties of the ankle joint, the ankle dorsiflexion angle and ankle joint passive torque were measured sequentially, and the muscle-tendon complex stiffness was calculated from these parameters.
There was weakness on the left dorsiflexion of the foot and he has altered sensation on the left foot as compared to the right.
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En la fase de apoyo inicial en tierra, los individuos realizan durante el apoyo del calcaneo, dorsiflexion del tobillo que disminuye a la posicion neutra articular en la fase de apoyo medio.