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What is the normal response of a foot plantar reflex?

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In brief: Foot reflex

Not sure what you are talking about.
If you mean when a doctor rubs a reflex hammer on the bottom of your foot..Then that test is called babinski sign and this tests for brain damage. The upper motor neurons are damaged by the big toe going up and the other toes flair out. Very distinct response. If you have this you may want to be referred to a neurologist.

In brief: Foot reflex

Not sure what you are talking about.
If you mean when a doctor rubs a reflex hammer on the bottom of your foot..Then that test is called babinski sign and this tests for brain damage. The upper motor neurons are damaged by the big toe going up and the other toes flair out. Very distinct response. If you have this you may want to be referred to a neurologist.
Dr. Michael Cosenza
Dr. Michael Cosenza
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In brief: What??

In children the toes go upward and spread.

In brief: What??

In children the toes go upward and spread.
Dr. Steven Frydman
Dr. Steven Frydman
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