II. Indications

  1. Evaluation for Knee Meniscus Injury

III. Technique

  1. Patient lies supine with legs extended
  2. Examiner holds ankle slightly elevated over table
  3. Examiner holds knee slightly flexed with other hand
  4. Examiner releases hold on knee
    1. Allows knee to fall passively into extension
  5. Images
    1. orthoKneeBounceTest.jpg

IV. Interpretation: Positive Test suggests meniscal tear

  1. Knee Pain when knee falls into extension

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