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Squeeze Test

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Other Names

  • High Ankle Sprain Test
  • Syndesmosis Test
  • Compression Test

Purpose

Clinical demonstration of the squeeze test[1]

Description

  • Patient is supine
  • Examiner grasps patients leg midway up the calf
  • They apply a compression on the medial and lateral side and then release
  • Positive test:
    • Pain is reproduced along the syndesmosis

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

Created by:
John Kiel on 11 August 2019 22:39:38
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23 May 2023 15:34:28
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