flexion of a body part toward the back, such as upward bending of the fingers, hand, foot or toes.
Pointing the toe/foot upward, toward the body.
Movement of the foot towards the shin bone in the sagittal plane. To learn more, View The Sagittal Plane
to bend backward.
Upward flexion of the foot at the ankle joint.
The elevation of the superior surface of the foot through movement at the ankle.
To bend the foot upward at the ankle, toward the dorsum (or top) of the foot.
Backward flexion of a foot or hand, or of their digits. That is, bending fingers or toes backwards towards the upper surface of the foot or hand. Put another way: Bending of the foot (or hand) in the direction of the dorsum (superior surface), e.g. when standing on ones heels.
Bending toward the dorsal aspect, as the wrist refers to lifting the wrist up.
Sagittal plane movement, when the foot moves upwards, toward the tibia
the act of bending backward (of the body or a body part)
Upward movement (extension) of the foot or toes or of the hand or fingers
Bending something backward, especially the hand or foot.
Flexion or bending upward of the paw or toes
When applied to the ankle, the ability to bend at the ankle, moving the front of the foot upward.
Bending the body part towards the rear, opposite of plantar flexion.
Movement towards the dorsal surface
Backward bending, especially of the hand or foot.
Bending backward of the hand or foot; opposite of plantarflexion.
The movement at the subtalar joint which pulls the foot up.
bending toward the dorsum or rear; opposite plantar flexion.
Bending the ankle upward.
Movement of a part at a joint to bend the part toward the dorsum, or posterior aspect of the body.
Ankle motion such that the foot and toes are moved away from the ground in an upward fashion.
Upward motion of the foot toward the body.
Dorsiflexion is elevation of the foot. The movement moving in opposite directions is called Plantarflexion.