Chapter 16: The Knee and Related Structures. Determining the mechanism of injury is critical History- Current Injury Past history Mechanism- what position was your body in? Did the knee collapse? Did you hear or feel anything?
Chapter 16: The Knee and Related Structures
Valgus Stress Test- MCL
Varus Stress Test- LCL
The test is done with the patient lying on their back, the knee bent to a right-angle, and the foot flat on the table. The degree of PCL injury is determined by the extent that the tibia can be pushed backwards by the examiner
(Jumper’s or Kicker’s Knee)