Orthopedics Book



Knee Bounce Test

Aka: Knee Bounce Test, Bounce Home Test
  1. Indications
    1. Evaluation for Knee Meniscus Injury
  2. 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
  3. Interpretation: Positive Test suggests meniscal tear
    1. Knee Pain when knee falls into extension

Bounce home test (C0231743)

Concepts Diagnostic Procedure (T060)
SnomedCT 84472009
Spanish Bounce home test, Bounce home test (procedimiento), prueba de rebote para lesión de menisco (procedimiento), prueba de rebote para lesión de menisco
English Bounce home test, Bounce home test (procedure)
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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