Neurological screening (12/16)

Demonstrating the monofilament test

Duration: 16 seconds, format: MP4

Inform the patient that you will be testing the sensation in their feet with the monofilament. First of all follow the steps below.

  1. Show the patient that the monofilament is not sharp by first testing it on yourself.
  2. Test the monofilament on the patient’s forearm, and then with their eyes closed.