MedSchool: Ace Your OSCEsThe Medical Company
GET - On the App Store
Cerebellar Exam

Heel Walking

November 16th, 2019


  • How to Assess

  • Ask the patient to walk on their heels.
  • Interpretation

  • Inability to maintain dorsiflexion is indicative of muscular weakness or an L4/L5 lesion.
Next Page
Want more info like this?
  • Your electronic clinical medicine handbook
  • Guides to help pass your exams
  • Tools every medical student needs
  • Quick diagrams to have the answers, fast
  • Quizzes to test your knowledge
Sign Up Now

Snapshot: Initialising...