Goniometry: Ankle (Talocrural) Plantarflexion

Anatomical Movement

Ankle (talocrural joint) plantarflexion

Testing position

Patient is in prone or supine with test-side knee in slight flexion.

Therapist to stabilise the leg.

Goniometer Placement

AXIS LOCATION STATIONARY ARM MOVEMENT ARM
lateral calcaneus at bisection of fibula + 5th metatarsal parallell to fibular paralell with 5th metatarsal

Expected Findings

Expected range of motion is 30-50 degrees.[1]

References

  1. Norkin CC, White DJ. Measurement of joint motion: a guide to goniometry. FA Davis; 2016 Nov 18.