Wikis > Biomechanics > Clinical Biomechanics > Biomechanical Assessment > Muscle Strength Testing/Manual Muscle Testing > Extensor digitorum longus / brevis
Extensor digitorum longus / brevis:
• patient supine or sitting
• stabilise the foot in slight plantarflexion.
• test extension of all joints of the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th digits by having patient dorsiflex toes against a plantarflexory force applied to dorsal surface of toes
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