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Special Tests: Knee - Meniscus Tears, Patellofemoral Pain and Fracture

Special tests for the knee joint. McMurray's Test, Thessaly's Test, Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) Test-item Cluster, Eccentric Step Down Test, Functional Activities (Squats, kneeling, stair-climbing), Resisted Knee Extension, and Ottawa Knee Rules. The reliability, specificity, sensitivity, validity, safety, and screening for knee pain, knee pathology, knee sprains, ligament integrity, tibial meniscus tear, patellofemoral pain syndrome, and knee fracture.

Brent Brookbush

Brent Brookbush

DPT, PT, MS, CPT, HMS, IMT

Course Description: Special Tests: Knee - Meniscus Tears, Patellofemoral Pain and Fracture

Introduction

Summary and Recommendations

Tibial Meniscus Tear Tests
2 Sub Sections

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
2 Sub Sections

Red Flags - Ottawa Knee Decision Rule

Bibliography

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