Method Of Exam
Author: A. Chandrasekhar, MD
Consultant: M. Kelly, MD and M. Merchut, MD
Ask the patient to alternately reach out and touch your
and his own nose.
Test both hands.
Ask the (supine) patient to touch his heel to the opposite knee, and slide it smoothly down he shin of that leg.
Test both legs.
Patient can touch the target and perform movements in a smooth, coordinated manner. Heel to knee to shin are performed smoothly and accurately.