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One Legged Hyperextension Test

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Other Names

  • Stork Standing Test
  • One Leg Standing Lumbar Extension Test

Purpose

the One Legged Hyperextension Test[1]

Description

  • Patient is standing, facing away from examiner
  • One foot is placed against the wall for support
  • The patient hyperextends backwards, examinar may help stabilize patient
  • Positive test
    • Sacroiliac joint region pain increased on hyperextension

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

  1. Masci, Lorenzo, et al. "Use of the one-legged hyperextension test and magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of active spondylolysis." British Journal of Sports Medicine 40.11 (2006): 940-946.
Created by:
John Kiel on 26 May 2020 13:59:36
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21 April 2023 21:14:50
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