Goniometry: Ankle (Talocrural) Dorsiflexion
Anatomical Movement[edit | edit source]
Ankle (talocrural joint) dorsiflexion
Testing position[edit | edit source]
Patient is in prone with test-side ankle off plinth and leg in extension. Therapist to stabilise tibia
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 with knee extension is 10 degrees. With knee flexion, expected range of motion is 20 degrees.
References[edit | edit source]
- Norkin CC, White DJ. Measurement of joint motion: a guide to goniometry. FA Davis; 2016 Nov 18.