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Neurological Assessment of the Distal Lower Extremity
Sensory – as per cutaneous innervation in side diagrams
Superficial Peroneal Nerve: ask the patient to evert the foot
Deep Peroneal Nerve: ask the patient to dorsi flex the foot (L4) and extend the toes (L5)
Tibial Nerve: ask the patient to plantar flex the foot (S1)