Goniometry: Ankle (Talocrural) Plantarflexion
Anatomical Movement[edit | edit source]
Ankle (talocrural joint) plantarflexion
Testing position[edit | edit source]
Patient is in prone or supine with test-side knee in slight flexion.
Therapist to stabilise the leg.
Goniometer Placement[edit | edit source]
|AXIS LOCATION||STATIONARY ARM||MOVEMENT ARM|
|lateral calcaneus at bisection of fibula + 5th metatarsal||parallell to fibular||paralell with 5th metatarsal|
Expected Findings[edit | edit source]
Expected range of motion is 30-50 degrees.
References[edit | edit source]
- Norkin CC, White DJ. Measurement of joint motion: a guide to goniometry. FA Davis; 2016 Nov 18.