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Summary

What it measures:

Passive non–weight-bearing goniometric measure of dorsiflexion with the knee extended to 0° and flexed to 45°. Measurements with the knee extended are intended to describe gastrocnemius flexibility, while those with the knee flexed are thought to reveal soleus flexibility.

Target Population:

People with foot and ankle conditions


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