dorsiflex

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dorsiflex

(ˈdɔːsɪˌflɛks)
vb (tr)
to bend towards the back or dorsal
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A recent low back injury may have hindered participants from sitting comfortably and dorsiflexing the ankle in one of the required positions, ie.
Measures that can be taken to relieve leg cramps include stretching the muscle by dorsiflexing the foot upward towards the body and wrapping a warm, moist towel around the leg muscle.
Grasp the patients heel and apply traction to it, dorsiflexing the ankle.
This decrease in Gastrocnemius muscle length change can be attributed to the increase in knee flexion during the flexed knee exercise, as a dorsiflexing ankle coupled with a flexing knee will result in a smaller change in muscle length than with a fixed knee angle, as was the case in the extended knee exercise.
The purpose of this study was to determine the contribution of an active dorsiflexing prosthesis, the ProprioFoot (Ossur; Reykjavik, Iceland), to MTC and the likelihood of tripping by people with transtibial amputation (TTA).