TherEx-ch 21 Knee Special Tests

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laneaustin
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247161
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TherEx-ch 21 Knee Special Tests
Updated:
2013-11-16 10:49:15
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knee special tests
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  1. Apley's Test instructions
    • pt prone
    • knee flexed to 90*
    • apply compression while internally & externally rotating foot
  2. Bounce Home Test instructions
    • knee in slight flexion
    • allow knee to passively extend
    • if tear is present knee may not completely extend
  3. Valgus Stress Test
    • supine
    • knees extended
    • flex knee to 20-30*
    • push medially on fibular head
    • counterforce ankle
  4. Varus Stress Test
    • supine knees extended
    • flex knee to 20-30*
    • apply compression on proximal tibia pushing laterally
    • counterforce on ankle
  5. Anterior Drawer Test
    • supine
    • knee flexed 90*
    • sit on foot
    • cup hands around knee
    • draw tibia anteriorly
  6. Posterior Drawer Test
    • supine
    • knee flexed 90*
    • sit on foot
    • cup hands around knee
    • push tibia posteriorly
  7. Lachman Test
    • supine
    • knee flexed to 30*
    • stabilize femur with one hand
    • draw tibia forward

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