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Help understanding doctors letter

Hi i had a stroke which affected my left side. went to doctors for a litlle medical to asses my problems. my leg is ok but i dont always have complete control of knee and foot. i understand most of what he wrote except this part
from doctors letter:
in the lower extremities, he had 4+hip flexion weakness of the left and brisk reflexes on the left side with an upgoing left plantar response??

can anyone help me to understand this please thanks
stuart
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