The Ipswich Touch Test

The Ipswich Touch Test is a quick and sensitive test for diabetic neuropathy. The test is done by lightly touching the ends of the first, third and fifth toes of both feet (with a total of six toes) with the clinicians index finger for 1-2 seconds. They are asked to identify when the toe is touched. A reduced foot sensation using this test is generally considered when there being ≥ 2 areas that have lost sensation.

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The Ipswich Touch Test for diabetic neuropathy (Podiatry Arena)
Ipswich Touch Test (PodiaPaedia)