How Do You Check a Pulse in Your Foot?

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To check a pulse in your foot, find the groove between inner anklebone and the Achilles tendon which runs from the back of the heel into the calf where the posterior tibial pulse can be found. Do not push to hard while checking the pulse in the foot because you may block the blood vessel and not feel it pulsate.
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1. Ask the person to lie down on his back or sit in a chair with a footrest so that his heels are resting on the bed or footrest and the toes are pointing upward. 2. Place two fingers
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in order to see if your basic circulation is good before doing a PAD test.
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1. Use your fingers when finding a pulse. Don't use your thumb when finding it, as it has its own pulse. Find the radial pulse. This is also known as the pulse on the inside of the.
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The pulse in your foot is from the posterior tibial artery. Thanks for using ChaCha1
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