Ankle & Foot Examination

Special Tests for Ankle joint & foot examination.


 Thompson Test

Thompson Test

Thompson Test (or as it called Calf Compression Test or Simmonds' test) is used to identify the presence… Read More
 Ankle Range of Motion

Ankle Range of Motion

Ankle Range of Motion testing is divided into active range of motion (AROM) and passive range of motion… Read More
 Mortons Neuroma Test

Mortons Neuroma Test

Mortons Neuroma Test (or Mulder Click Test) is used To detect the presence of interdigital neuroma (Morton’s neuroma)… Read More
 Homans Sign

Homans Sign

Homans Sign is a screening test used to check for deep vein thrombosis of the calf. It's sometimes… Read More
 Navicular Drop Test

Navicular Drop Test

The navicular drop test is a method to assess the degree to which the talus plantar flexes in… Read More
 Squeeze Test

Squeeze Test

The squeeze test is also known as the fibular compression test. It is used alongside with the ankle… Read More
 External Rotation Test

External Rotation Test

The external rotation test (alos called Kleiger Test) is used to demonstrate the integrity of the syndesmotic ligaments… Read More
 Talar Tilt Test

Talar Tilt Test

Talar Tilt Test consists of two parts, Inversion Stress Test or Varus Stress Test and Eversion Stress Test… Read More
 Posterior Drawer Test of the Ankle

Posterior Drawer Test of the Ankle

Posterior Drawer Test of the Ankle is used to test for posterior talofibular ligament injury and/or ligamentous instability… Read More
 Heel Thump Test

Heel Thump Test

Heel Thump Test (or as it called Heel Percussion Test) is used to evaluate the tibia bone for… Read More

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Thomas Test

Thomas Test (or as it called Hugh Owen Thomas well leg raising test) is used to measure the…

What is SLAP Lesion?

What is SLAP Lesion? SLAP Lesion is the abbreviation of Superior Labrum from Anterior to Posterior tears in…

Durkan Test

Durkan Test or as it called the carpal compression test is used to test for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome…

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) generally includes subluxation (partial dislocation) of the femoral head, acetabular dysplasia, and…

SNAC and SLAC of the wrist

What is SNAC and SLAC of the wrist stands for? 1. SLAC of the wrist: SLAC stands for…

Ankle Anatomy

The ankle anatomy is a complex hinged synovial joint that is formed by three bones: the tibia, the…

Green Classification of Trigger finger

What is the Green Classification of Trigger finger? Trigger finger is a Stenosing tenosynovitis caused by inflammation of…

Maudsley Test

Maudsley Test (or tennis elbow test) is used for lateral epicondylitis of the elbow joint, also known as ”Tennis…

Brachial Plexus Anatomy

The brachial plexus Anatomy is a complicated network of nerves arises from the anterior rami of the cervical…

De Quervain Tenosynovitis

De Quervain Tenosynovitis is a stenosing tenosynovitis of the abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis tendons at…