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Bounce Home Test

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Other Names

  • Bounce Home Test

Purpose

Illustration of the bounce home test[1]

Description

  • The patient is supine
  • Grasp foot with both hands, knee flexed to 90°
  • Passively & gently extend knee
  • Observe knee “bounce home” into natural neutral extended position with sharp end point
  • Positive test
    • Pain associated with soft end point
    • Inability to fully extend due to loose body or torn meniscus

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

  1. Image courtesy of uptodate.com, "bounce home test
Created by:
John Kiel on 10 April 2022 10:17:24
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25 March 2023 06:44:50
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