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Renne Test

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Other Names

  • Renne IT Band Test
  • Renne's Test

Purpose

Patient positioning for Renne test

Description

  • The patient is standing
  • Examiner identifies IT band by placing hand on lateral femoral condyle
  • Patient is asked to squat slowly to 60-90° of flexion, they can stabilize themselves on the examiner or examination table
  • Repeat the test while placing compression at the same site
  • Positive Test:
    • Crepitus on palpation
    • Pain with firm compression

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

Created by:
John Kiel on 8 August 2019 23:04:25
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Last edited:
15 May 2023 10:15:37
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