Level 3 Unit 2 Part 59: Coordination examination

This part mainly examines functions of the cerebellum and its connections. Rapid alternating movement testing is usually done in this part to assess for dysdiadochokinesia, as well as movements that are good for finding limb ataxia. A normal coordination examination could be communicated with: “Bilateral finger-to-nose, heel-to-shin, and rapid alternating movement testing is normal”.

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Level 3 Unit 2 Part 60: Gait examination

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