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1

ankle: ant drawer test

ant talofibular lig rupture

knee slightly bent
10 to 15 deg pf

while fixing tibia, draw foot anteriorly by holding foot

(+) increased ant translation compared to other side c dimple on anterolateral

2

ankle: prone ant drawer test

ant talofibular lig rupture

while holding tibia in place, push ankle forward at heel

(+) sucking in the skin on both sides of achilles

3

talar tilt test

for calcaneofibular lig

pt sitting c feet hanging off

foot in anatomical position then bring foot into inversion and eversion

(+) pain or excessive gapping

4

kleiger test

hold tibia and fibula
df the foot and externally rotate

(+) high ankle injury: pain over ant or post tibiofibular lig

(+) deltoid lig injury: medial pain/feels telus will displace

5

feiss line test

place dot on navicular, distal aspect of med malleolus, first mtp joint

draw a line between distal dots

(+) pes planus: if navicular falls below line
(+) pes cavus: if navicular is above line

6

1st degree flat foot

feiss test: if Tubercle falls 1/3 of a distance to the floor

7

2nd degree flat foot

feiss test: if Tubercle falls 2/3 of a distance to the floor

8

3rd degree flat foot

feiss test: if Tubercle rests on the floor

9

thompson test

aka calve squeeze test or simmond's test

achilles tendon rupture

pt in prone
squeeze calf muscle

(+) no plantarflexion

10

morton's test

neuroma
stress fx

compress the distal metatarsal heads together

(+) pain

11

hoffa's test

calcaneal fracture

pt in prone
palpate achilles tendon
make pt df and pf

(+) less tight achilles tendon