Joint Line Tenderness of the Knee
- Joint Line Test
- The patient is either laying supine or seated with knee flexed to 90°
- Identify the joint space using the femoral condyle, tibial plateau and patellar tendon
- Start anteriorly along the joint line and work your way posterior
- This test should be performed on both the medial and lateral joint space
- Positive test is pain during palpation
- Image courtesy of https://www.thestudentphysicaltherapist.com/, "Joint Line Tenderness"