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Flexor hallucis brevis:
• patient supine or sitting
• stabilise foot proximal to MPJ - maintain foot and ankle in neutral position.
• test flexion of the 1st MPJ by having patient plantar flex hallux against a dorsiflexory against proximal phalanx