Assesses for posterior cruciate ligament tear

Performing the Test

  1. Patient supine, both hips flexed to 45°, knees flexed to 90°, with feet flat
  2. Place thumbs on superior medial knee and run down anterior knee
  3. Normal - feel a dip at the joint line, followed by a prominent edge at the superior tibia
  4. Positive test: dip to flat at the superior edge of tibia indicating sagging of tibia posteriorly


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