Feiss line test Purpose of Test structures being tested test position of

Feiss line test purpose of test structures being

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Feiss line test Purpose of Test (structures being tested): test position of navicular tubercle Patient position: relaxed stance with eight evenly distributed Examiner’s body position: at patient’s feet Examiner’s hand position: at patient’s feet How to perform the test: mark an “x” on the apex of the medial malleolus, an “x on the navicular tubercle, and one on the 1 st MTP joint. Then with a ruler or straight-edge, make a line from the malleolus to the MTP. Positive test results: Tubercle above line: Pes cavus Tubercle intersects line: normal Tubercle under line: Pes planus Body Part: Foot Name of Test: Navicular drop test Purpose of Test (structures being tested): test amount of pronation Patient position: relaxed sitting with both feet on non carpeted floor, then standing Examiner’s body position: at patient’s feet Examiner’s hand position: at patient’s feet How to perform the test: make a mark with a pen while the patient is sitting where the navicular tubercle is, then mark the height of it on an index card. Then have the patient stand fully weight bearing and relaxed, and measure how far the navicular has dropped. Positive test results: If the navicular dropped >10mm than it is a positive test for a navicular drop Body Part: Foot Name of Test: Windlass test (supple pes planus
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Purpose of Test (structures being tested): test amount of pronation Patient position: relaxed standing Examiner’s body position: at patient’s feet Examiner’s hand position: at patient’s feet How to perform the test: have patient lift foot off the ground and observe the medial longitudinal arch, then have them stand fully weight bearing relaxed, and see if the arch disappears, then have them stand on their toes. Positive test results: If the arch disappears while they are fully weight bearing then its positive for supple pes planus Body Part: Foot Name of Test: Dorsiflexion Eversion (tests for TTS) Purpose of Test (structures being tested): test for tarsal tunnel syndrome Patient position: long sit Examiner’s body position: at patient’s feet Examiner’s hand position: at patient’s feet How to perform the test: passively dorsiflex the foot & pull into eversion and hold for 5-10 sec.
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