Plantar Reflex (Babinski) Equivalents
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Plantar Reflex (Babinski) Equivalents
Plantar toe reflex - Babinski - Move an object along the lateral aspect of the sole.
Chaddock - Move an object along the lateral side of the foot.
Achilles-toe reflex - Schaeffer - Squeeze hard on the Achilles tendon.
Shin-toe reflex - Oppenheim - Press your knuckles on the patient's shin and move them down.
Calf-toe reflex - Gordon - Squeeze the calf muscles rnomentarily.
Pinprick-toe reflex - Bing - Make multiple light pinpricks on the dorsolateral surface of the foot.
Toe-pull reflex - Gonda, Stransky - Pull the fourth toe outward and downward for a brief time and release

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