- demonstrate to the patient initially with eyes open
that you will be moving their digit up (towards their
head) or down (towards their feet).
- ask the patient to close their eyes.
- stabilize the distal interphalangeal joint of the
upper extremity and make minimal movements upwards
or downwards and ask the patient to report after each
movement the direction of movement.
- similarly in the lower extremities, stabilize the
interphalangeal joint and move the large toe up or