Work Up Patient

Neurological Exam

Start learning how to a proper nerve exam such as a monofilament, tuning fork, two-point test, etc.

Monofilament Test

Know how to use a 10g Semmes Weinstein monofilament.

Tunning Fork

Know how to use a 128-Hz tuning fork for vibratory exam.

Two-point Discrimination Test

Know how to use a Boley gauge at two points in the foot.

Sharp and Dull Test

The sharp and dull test, or pinprick test, tests for the quality of sensation

Tinel Sign

Know how to use a 10g Semmes Weinstein monofilament.


Musculoskeletal Exam

Start learning how to do a proper muscular exam by performing range of motion, reflexes, check for equinus, etc.

Range of Motion

Check for the motion of the ankle, subtalar, and metatarsalphalangeal joints.

Reflex Exam

Check for nerve and muscular strength using a reflex hammer.

Silfverskiold Test

Check for decrease ankle joint range of motion.

Pratt Test

Squeeze the calf muscle for elicited pain of DVT.

Lockman’s Test

Test the integrity of the plantar plate on a metatarsalphalangeal joint.

Root Test

Test for hypermobility of the first ray.


Vascular Exam

Discover different ways to check for a pedal pulse to identify a healthy vascular system.

Doppler Exam

Hear audible vascular sounds of the DP and PT pulses.

Palpable Pulses

Feel for the vascular pressure of the DP and PT pulses.

Temperature Check

How is the current temperature of the skin? Hot? Cold?

Capillary Refill Test

Squeeze out the blood and see how fast it refills.

Digital Hair

Presence of hair shows a healthy vascular system is supplying the skin with nutrients to grow and heal.