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Assesses for instability in the PTFL.

Performing the Test

  1. Ankle is passively dorsiflexed and inverted while applying a varus force to the talus
  2. Positive test: excessive movement or reproduction of symptoms, note an end feel

References

  1. Magee D. Orthopedic Physical Assessment. 1st ed. Philadelphia:Saunders; 1986.