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Ankle Exam

Ankle Plantar Flexion

January 1st, 2017


  • How to Assess

  • Ask the patient to push their foot downwardly, or push their toes toward the floor.
  • Muscles Involved

  • Peroneus longus, peroneus brevis, soleus, gastrocnemius, plantaris, tibialis posterior, flexor digitorum longus, flexor hallucis longus.
  • Normal Range of Motion

  • Active - 45°
  • Passive - 50°
  • Myotome

  • L5/S1Tibial nerve
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