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Achilles Palpation Test

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Other Names

  • Achilles Palpation Test

Purpose

Demonstration of the Achilles Palpation test
  • Evaluate integrity of Achilles Tendon in the setting of posterior ankle and calf pain

Description

  • The patient is seated, supine, or prone positions
  • Examiner directly palpate Achilles tendon body & insertion site onto calcaneus
  • Evaluate for for depression, sulcus, edema
  • Positive test
    • Pain & deformity

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

Created by:
John Kiel on 6 April 2022 16:19:58
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15 November 2022 20:38:37
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