We need you! See something you could improve? Make an edit and help improve WikSM for everyone.

Matles Test

From WikiSM
Jump to: navigation, search

Other Names

  • Matles test


Matles Test
Positive Matle's test. Note the affected leg in the foreground is resting in a position of dorsiflexion compared to the other leg[1]


  • The patient lies prone, both knees flexed to 90°
    • Feet are relaxed
    • Physician observes resting position of feet
  • Normal
    • Feet are in slight plantarflexion
  • Abnormal
    • Foot is in dorsiflexion



  • Unknown

See Also


  1. Periasamy, Madhu, Hari Venkatramani, and Raja Sabapathy Shanmuganathan. "Management of Chronic Achilles Tendon Injuries—Review of Current Protocols and Surgical Options." Indian journal of plastic surgery: official publication of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India 52.1 (2019): 109.
Created by:
John Kiel on 17 May 2021 15:06:28
Last edited:
13 January 2023 16:11:52