A study by Maranhao, Maranhao-Filho, Lima, and Vincent (2010) studied 13 tests for their ability to detect subtle motor deficits to identify possible unilateral/monohemispheric brain tumors. The results of this study were very interested and provide simple tests with respectable metrics for simple screening of a potentially serious concern.
There are 3 arches of the foot that provide both mobility and stability to ambulate. There are at least 3 tests that can be used to assess varying types of mobility (or lack of mobility) of the ankle and foot: navicular drop, Coleman block, and windlass test.
Cancer screening is the best method for detecting cancer as early as possible. It is imperative clinicians perform a thorough medical screen to rule out the possibility of serious or life threatening illnesses.