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Plantarflexion Inversion Test

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Other Names

Demonstration of the plantarflexion inversion test[1]
  • Plantarflexion/ Inversion Test
  • Trepman Test

Purpose

  • To evaluate the Tarsal Tunnel as the cause of foot and ankle pain

Description

  • Place the foot into maximal plantarflexion and inversion
  • Hold this position for 10-15 seconds before returning the foot to neutral
  • Positive
    • Patient develops pain or paresthesia in distal branches of the posterior tibial nerve

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

  1. Image courtesy of https://stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu/, "Tarsal Tunnel Exam"
Created by:
John Kiel on 25 May 2023 06:58:42
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25 May 2023 07:07:37
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