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ST for the knee

Special tests for knee (implications only)

Valgus Stress Test Sprain of the MCL (medial collateral ligament)
Varus Stress Test Prain of the LCL (lateral collateral ligament)
Lachman Sprain fof anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Posterior oblique ligament and arcuate-popliteus complex possibly injuried
Anterior Drawer- Knee ACL, Posterolateral and posteromedial capsule, MCL, IT band, Posterior oblique ligament, arcuate-popliteus.
Posterior Sag Sprain of PCL, arcuate-popliteus complex. posterior oblique ligament and ACL
Godfrey's Sprain of the PCL
Solcum Test Medial ROT: ACL, LCL, PCL and posterolateral capsule Lateral ROT: MCL, ACL, posteriomedial capsule and posterior oblique ligament
Pivot Shift (MacIntosh Test) rupture of the ACL
Flexion-Reduction Drawer Test Tear of ACL, LCL, anterolateral capsule, arcuate legament complex, biceps femoris tendon or IT Band.
McMurray's Test Medial ROT: lateral meniscus tear Lateral ROT: medial meniscus tear
Apley's Compression Meniscal Tear
Apley's distraction Ligamentous injury
Sweep Test for Intacapsular Swelling Swelling within the joint capsule: ACL trauma, osteochondral fx, synovitis, meniscal lesion or patellar dislocation.
Clarke's Test patellofemoral problem (tendonitis)
Bounce Home Meniscal Tear
Waldron Test Patellofemoral dysfunction
Fairbank's Apprehension Subluxing or Dislocation of patella
Wilson's Test for Osteochondral Defectal OCD osteochondritis on the intercondylar area of the medial femoral condyle.
Noble Compression IT Band friction Syndrome
Test for Medial Synovial Plica Symptomatic medial synovial plica
Stutter test for medial synovial plica Medial synovial plica
External ROT for Posteroloateral Knee Intability Difference @ 30 but not @ 90: arcuate ligament complex and posterolateral structures of knee. Difference @ 30 & 90: PCL trauma, posteriolateral knee structuresm & arcuate ligament complex. Difference @ 90 but not @ 30: isolated PCL sprain
Created by: mmorgan14
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