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Hammer and Otoscope How to check vibratory sensation in LLs

How to check vibratory sensation in lower limbs?
Is it by using the tuning fork over the the medial malleolus?
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First
side of Big toe
Medial malleolus
Tibial plateau
(ofcourse until u encounter loss
of sensation)
start distal to proximal
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and ofcourse
dont forget to compare both sides
so start distal same leg
then do same on contralateral side
then move proximally on one leg
then do same on contralateral leg
etc.
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honestly, I don't think there will be time to do such specific test. I would focus on something else. I already did my test, and I thought I was pretty swift but somehow I barely made it out with a minute to spare...
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Focused PE is the name of the game:

Only if you think there is something wrong with the PT... like DM, or constant falling. After checking position, just put the hammer over the dorsal part of the foot and ask: what to do feel?

That's it... + or - vibration on your note
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