Lower extremities are symmetric Hair has average distribution and pattern

Lower extremities are symmetric hair has average

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Lower extremities are symmetric. Hair has average distribution and pattern. Pulses: Popliteal posterior tibial dorsalis pedis Popliteal pulses palpable 2+ bilateral. Dorsalis pedis (pedal) pulses palpable 2+ bilateral. Posterior tibial pulses palpable 2+ bilateral. Temperature and pretibial edema Warm. No edema noted. Toes 10 toes present and intact. Nails noted to be clean and intact. ROM and Muscle Strength Ankles and feet Ankles and feet present. Symmetrical. No edema noted. Feet of average size for height. Neurologic Neuro intact. Sensation: face arms hands legs feet Sensation present in face, arms, hands, legs and feet. Can determine location of light palpation throughout these areas while eyes are closed. Position sense Not assessed. Stereognosis Not assessed. Cerebellar function (finger to nose) Able to touch finger to nose with each hand while eyes are closed. Cerebellar function (heel to shin) Able to move opposite heel across front of shin of each leg. Deep tendon reflexes: biceps triceps brachioradialis patellar achilles Bilateral deep tendon reflexes in biceps, brachioradialis, patellar tested and present at 2+. Babinski reflex Not assessed Musculoskeletal Walk across room heel to toe Able to walk across room heel to toe without difficulty. Walk on tiptoes, then walk on heels Able to tiptoe and walk on heels without difficulty. Romberg sign Negative. Able to stand with feet together with eyes open and closed <10 seconds without difficulty. 11
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Shallow knee bend Visualized bending knees during assessment without reports of difficulty or pain. ROM of spine Able to lean side to side, forward and backward without difficult. Able to almost touch toes with straight legs. 12
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  • Spring '16
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