The pulse in the foot can be felt in either the dorsalis pedis or the tibialis posterior arteries, according to Patient Plus. The University of Sydney shows that the dorsalis pedis runs along the top of the foot, and the... More »

Find a quiet location and place your index, second and third fingers on the wrist at the base of the thumb to find your pulse. Then, count the number of beats for 15 seconds and multiply by four, recommends St. Vincent H... More »

Listening to the apical pulse allows medical professionals to measure cardiac function, according to ATI Nursing Education. To take an apical pulse, a doctor or a nurse has to listen directly to the heart beat, which all... More »

The dorsalis pedis pulse is a the pulse from the dorsalis pedis artery, according to The Free Dictionary. It can be felt on the top of the foot between bones of the first and second toe. More »

WebMD recommends placing the forefinger and middle finger of your dominant hand on top of the person's foot at the area where the big toe and first toe meet the foot to check for a pulse in the foot. Gently feel along th... More »

Tinea pedis, commonly referred to as athlete's foot, is a contagious fungal infection that develops on the feet, typically starting between the toes. The condition often affects individuals who experience heavy sweating ... More »

Vital signs used by nurses and other health care professionals to access patients include respiratory rate, body temperature, pulse and blood pressure, according to Cleveland Clinic. Vital signs are used to measure the b... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging