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Garrick Test

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Other Names

Garrick Test
  • Garrick Test
  • Knee External Rotation Test

Demonstration of the Garrick Test[1]

Purpose

  • Evaluate the Popliteus as a cause of knee pain

Description

  • The patient is seated or supine
  • Hip and knee are both flexed to 90°
  • The patient actively externally rotates the lower leg and this is resisted by examiner
  • Positive test
    • Pain during maneuver in location of popliteus muscle or tendon

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

  1. Chen, Biao, et al. "Arthroscopic-assisted Treatment of Popliteus Tendinitis." (2020).
Created by:
John Kiel on 18 November 2020 00:46:50
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