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1

quadriceps muscles weak or atrophic

L3 - L4

2

pain/numbness radiating to medial aspect of knee and medial malleolus

L3 - L4

3

diminished or absent patellar reflexes

L3 - L4

4

+ exam if pain with or unable to squat and rise

L3 - L4

5

weakened dorsiflexion of foot and great toe

L4 - L5

6

pain/numbness radiating to lateral calf

L4 - L5

7

numbness of dorsum of foot

L4 - L5

8

+ exam if difficult or painful heel walking

L4 - L5

9

weakened plantar flexion of foot and great toe

L5 - S1

10

pain along buttocks, lateral leg, and lateral malleolus

L5 - S1

11

numbness of lateral aspect of foot and in posterior calf

L5 - S1

12

diminished or absent Achilles reflex

L5 - S1

13

+ if unable or painful toe walking

L5 - S1

14

L3 - L4

  • quadriceps muscles weak or atrophic
  • pain/numbness radiating to medial aspect of knee and medial malleolus
  • diminished or absent patellar reflexes
  • + exam if pain with or unable to squat and rise

15

L4 - L5 

  • weakened dorsiflexion of foot and great toe
  • pain/numbness radiating to lateral calf
  • numbness of dorsum of foot
  • + exam if pain or inability to heel walk

16

L5 - S1

  • weakend PLANTAR flexion of foot and great toe
  • pain along buttocks, lateral leg, and lateral malleolus 
  • numbness of lateral aspect of foot and posterior calf 
  • diminished Achilles tendon
  • + if pain or inability to toe walk