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1

What nerve roots does the plantar reflex test?

L4, L5, S1 and S2

2

What nerve roots does the calcaneal tendon reflex test?

S1 and S2. Absence of reflex may indicated sciatic nerve pathology

3

What would happen in a tibial nerve injury?

paralysis of the muscle in the posterior compartment of leg and the intrinsic muscles of the sole of the foot.

4

Tendinitis

tendinits of calcaneal tendon may occurs as a result of repetitive activities