Ankle Dorsiflexion Range of Motion
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.
People with foot and ankle conditions
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