Eversion

Peroneus longus and brevis: L5, S1 roots.

Superficial peroneal nerve

Patient everts foot against resistance

SENSATION

Patient everts foot against resistance

Dermatome - I distribution

Dermatome - I distribution

Test: Pain

Light touch (Temperature)

Test: Pain

Light touch (Temperature)

follow the dermatome distribution as in the upper limb.

Joint position sense

Firstly, demonstrate flexion and extension movements of the big toe. Then ask patient to specify the direction with the eyes closed.

If deficient, test ankle joint sense in the same way.

Vibration

Test vibration perception by placing a tuning fork on the malleolus. If deficient, move up to the head of the fibula or to the anterior superior iliac spine.

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