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Biceps reflex

C5/6

2

Brachoradialis

C5/6

3

Triceps reflex

C7

4

Ankle Achilles reflex

S1/2

5

Knee jerk reflex

L3/4

6

Shoulder abduction

C5

7

Shoulder adduction

C6

8

Elbow flexion

C5/6

9

Elbow extension

C7

10

Wrist extension

C7

11

Wrist flexion

C8

12

Finger abduction

T1

13

Hip flexion

L2/3

14

Hip extension

L4/5

15

Knee extension

L3/4

16

Knee flexion

L5, S1

17

Ankle plantarflexion (extension)

S1/2

18

Ankle dorsiflexion (flexion)

L4/5

19

Ankle inversion

L4/5

20

Ankle eversion

L5,S1

21

Hip lateral/external rotation

L5,S1

22

Hip abduction

L5,S1

23

Hip medial/internal rotation

L1-3

24

Hip adduction

L1-4

25

Babinski reflex

Stroke over sole of foot
Normal reflex - flexion of toes
Abnormal - extension of toes
This indicates neurological damage (stroke)
Babies naturally have extension of toes

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How many times can you hit a reflex before it wears out?

3x

27

Why does it help to clench teeth to elicit reflex?

Distracts brain from sending inhibitory signals down spinal cord in descending pathway

28

What is characteristic of upper motor neuron lesion?

High tone and exacerbated reflexes

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What is characteristic of lower motor neuron lesion?

Floppy limb and loss of reflex