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Foot and Ankle Examination in Physical Therapy

Foot and ankle examination: Gait Analysis: For foot and ankle examination observe the patient’s gait, both barefoot and with shoes. Assess the normal heel-to-toe pattern and stride length, rhythm, the posture of the longitudinal arch and weight-bearing on both feet. Note any pain, stiffness and weakness.  Pulses (leg circulation): Palpate the posterior tibial and dorsalis pedis pulses to establish the state …

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Overview OF Gout Gout is a very complex type of arthritis anyone can get affected from it. Most oftenly the patient suffers from severe pain, redness and swelling in the joints. SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS Gout symptoms occur rapidly and sudden onset of pain in affected joint with redness, swelling and inflammation. The signs and symptoms …

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