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Tomasen Test

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Other Names

  • Tomasen Test
  • FHL Test

Purpose


Description

  • Assess first MTP motion in maximal plantarflexion and moderate dorsiflexion of the ankle
  • First MTP stabilized to avoid compensatory first metatarsal head plantar flexion
  • Positive test
    • Discomfort
    • Reduced first MTP joint extension by 20° with ankle dorsiflexion

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

Created by:
John Kiel on 2 January 2022 16:25:47
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25 May 2023 06:38:54
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