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
 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
 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 | DVT Test

Homans Sign | DVT Test

Homans Sign is a screening test used to check for deep vein thrombosis of the calf. It's sometimes… 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
 Anterior Drawer Test of the ankle

Anterior Drawer Test of the ankle

Anterior Drawer Test of the ankle is performed to estimate the stability of the anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL). 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 | Carpal Compression Test

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

SNAC and SLAC of the wrist

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

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)

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

Green Classification of Trigger finger

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

De Quervain Tenosynovitis

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

Brachial Plexus Anatomy

The brachial plexus arises from the anterior rami of the cervical spine roots of (C5 – C6 –…

Clavicle Fractures

The clavicle fracture is one of the most frequently fractures inthe body. The clavicle fractures most often resulting…

Ankle and Foot Anatomy

Ankle and foot anatomy contains all bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, nerves and vascular structures of the ankle and…