Muscle Test - Lower Extremity

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 67

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Muscle Quizzes & Trivia

Tests innervation and Muscle Test Instructions


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Tibialis Anterior Innervation
    • A. 

      S1 Tibial n.

    • B. 

      L5 Deep peroneal n.

    • C. 

      L4 Deep peroneal n.

    • D. 

      L5 Superior Gluteal n.

  • 2. 
    Tibialis Anterior Muscle Test
    • A. 

      Position foot down and in, PT holds. Dr. presses up and out

    • B. 

      Position foot up and in. PT. holds. Dr. presses down and out

    • C. 

      Knee extended. Pt. flexes foot. Dr. tries dorsiflexion of the foot.

  • 3. 
    Gastroc/Soleus Complex Innervation
    • A. 

      L4 Deep Peroneal n.

    • B. 

      Tibial nerve

    • C. 

      S1 Tibial n.

    • D. 

      L5 Deep peroneal n.

  • 4. 
    Gastroc/Soleus Complex Muscle Test
    • A. 

      Knee extended. Pt. plantar flexes foot. Dr. tries to dorsiflex foot.

    • B. 

      Toes ext'd Pt holds. Dr. stabilizes heel & tries to flex great toe (2 finger contact across both joints)

    • C. 

      Position foot up & in. Pt. holds. Dr. presses down and &out

  • 5. 
    Extensor Halluscis L Innervation
    • A. 

      L4 Deep Peroneal n.

    • B. 

      S1 Tibial n.

    • C. 

      L5 deep peroneal n.

  • 6. 
    Extensor Hallucis L Muscle Test
    • A. 

      Position foot up & in. Pt. holds - dr. presses down & out

    • B. 

      Knee extended, Pt. plantar flexes, Dr. tried to dorsiflex the foot

    • C. 

      PT. supine. Toes ext'd Pt holds, dr. stabilizes heel & tries to flex the 1st met (2 finger contact across both joints)

  • 7. 
    Extensor Digitorum L&B Innervation
    • A. 

      L4 Femoral n.

    • B. 

      L5 Superior Gluteal n.

    • C. 

      L5 Deep peroneal n.

  • 8. 
    Extensor Digitorum L&B Muscle Test
    • A. 

      Pt. supine toes ext'd Pt holds. dr. stabilizes heel & tries to flex toes (2 finger contact across both joints) Palpate the tendon

    • B. 

      Position foot down & out - Pt. holds (plantar flexion and eversion) Dr. presses up & in

    • C. 

      Position foot up and out (dorsiflexion of ankle with eversion of foot) dr. presses down & in

  • 9. 
    Peroneus L&B - Innervation
    • A. 

      L5 deep peroneal n.

    • B. 

      S1 superficial peroneal n.

    • C. 

      L5 superior gluteal n.

  • 10. 
    Peroneus Teritus - Innervation
    • A. 

      S1 Superficial Peroneal

    • B. 

      L5 - Deep Peroneal n.

    • C. 

      S1 - Tibial n.

  • 11. 
    Peroneus Tertius - Muscle Test
    • A. 

      Position foot up & out (dorsiflexion of ankle w/eversion of foot) dr. presses down and in

    • B. 

      Pt. supine. Toes ext'd Pt. holds. Dr. Stabilizes heel & tries to flex toes - 2 finger contact across both joints. Test toes together or individually

    • C. 

      Position foot down & out - Pt. holds (plantar flexion & eversion). Dr. presses up and in

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