5Special Test and Knee Eval. Range of Motion TestActive and PassiveAnterior/Posterior DrawerValgus/Varus Stress TestAppley’s Compression/DistractionLachman’s TestSweep testPosterior sagMcmurray’s Click test
6Range of Motion (passive and active) FlexionBring heel to buttExtensionStraighten legLooking for pain in ethier dicretion or inabilty to move
7Anterior Drawer Position athlete lying supine on table Bend knee to a degree angleSit on athletes foot to provide stabilizationGrasp posterior aspect of knee, place hands on medial and lateral aspects of knee with thumbs just below joint line on the tibiaPull towards anterior aspect of kneeBilaterally compareFeel for anterior translation of tibia
8Posterior Drawer Position athlete lying supine on table Bend knee at degree angleSit on athletes foot for stabilizationPlace hands on medial and lateral aspects of joint line with thumbs on anterior aspect of tibiaApply pushing force on anterior aspect of kneePositive test entails pain and posterior laxity.
9Valgus/Varus Test Postion Athlete lieing supine on table Postion knee at 30 degrees and 60 degreesApplying pressure, to both the lateral and medal side.Testing for laxity of the ligiments on ethier side.Test ruptores or sprains of MCL and LCL
10Sweep Test Looking for joint effusion (swelling) Sweep hands on medial aspect of knee pushing fluid to lateral side.Sweep once on lateral side, look for bubble to appear on medial aspect of knee
11Applys Compresstion/ Distraction Position athlete lying on his/her stomach. Have the Knee at 90 degrees.First perform compression, apply pressure to the bottom of footPerform with foot internally rotated, and externally rotatedif the pain increased there is a meniscal tearPerform distraction by pulling up on the footIf pain is released there is a meniscal tear.
12Lachman’s testAthlete should be lying on their back with knee bent at 60 degrees.With one hand the above the patella and below it.Move tibia posteriorly and anteriorly.Watch for joint laxity of the ACL or PCL