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Calcaneal Squeeze Test

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Other Names

  • Squeeze test

Purpose

Calcaneal Squeeze Test
The calcaneal squeeze test[1]
  • To help evaluate the cause of ankle, heel or foot pain

Description

  • The patient is seated
  • Examiner applies medial and lateral compression of the heel
  • Positive test
    • reproducing pain with compression

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

  1. B. Hosgoren, A. Koktener, and G. Dilmen, “Ultrasonography of the calcaneus in Sever’s disease,” Indian Pediatr., vol. 42, p. 801, 2005.
Created by:
John Kiel on 10 March 2022 11:53:08
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25 March 2023 07:15:47
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