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Rectus Femoris Contracture Test

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Other Names

  • Rectus Femoris Contracture Test
  • Kendall Test

Purpose

Demonstration of the Rectus Femoris Contracture Test[1]

Description

  • The patient is supine on the examination table
  • Patient flexes unaffected hip with knee to chest (similar to the Thomas Test)
  • Observe for contralateral hip/leg raising, contralateral knee extension
  • Positive test
    • Affected knee extends off of table
    • indicating rectus femoris tightness, contracture

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknnown

See Also


References

  1. Image courtesy of https://mobilephysiotherapyclinic.in/, "Kendall Test
Created by:
John Kiel on 9 April 2022 11:51:22
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15 May 2023 10:06:14
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