Knee Examination

Special Tests for knee joint examination.


 Patellar Apprehension Test

Patellar Apprehension Test

Patellar Apprehension Test (or Fairbank Apprehension Test) is used to test whether the patella is likely to dislocate… Read More
 Apley grinding Test

Apley grinding Test

Apley grinding Test (Apley compression test) is used to evaluate the medial or lateral Meniscal Injury of the knee… Read More
 Apley Distraction Test

Apley Distraction Test

Apley Distraction Test is used to evaluate the integrity of the Collateral Ligaments of the knee, this test… Read More
 McMurray Test | Meniscus Tear

McMurray Test | Meniscus Tear

McMurray test of the knee is used to evaluate the injury of the lateral and medial meniscus of… Read More
 Varus Test of the knee

Varus Test of the knee

Varus Test of the knee is used to test Integrity of the  lateral collateral ligament Read More
 Valgus Test of the knee

Valgus Test of the knee

Valgus Test of the knee is used to evaluate the integrity of the medial collateral ligament. Read More
 Posterior Sag Sign

Posterior Sag Sign

Posterior Sag Sign (or Gravity Drawer Test) is used to assess the integrity of the posterior cruciate ligament of… Read More
 Posterior Drawer Test of the Knee

Posterior Drawer Test of the Knee

Posterior Drawer Test of the Knee is used to evaluate the integrity of the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL)… Read More
 Pivot Shift Test

Pivot Shift Test

Pivot Shift Test is a special test used to diagnose the rotatory instability related to injury of anterior cruciate… Read More
 Anterior Drawer Test of the Knee

Anterior Drawer Test of the Knee

Anterior Drawer Test of the Knee is used to determine the integrity of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL),… Read More

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De Quervain Tenosynovitis

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Lunotriquetral Ballottement Test

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