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Flashcards in Ankle Deck (4)
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1

Ankle Draw

supine w/ foot off the table
anterior: stabilize tibia, pull calcaneus (Ant talofib lig.)
posterior: stabilize foot dorsum, pull tibia (post talofib lig)

2

Ligament stability

supine with foot off the table
1. abduct (evert, pronate, valgus) -- deltoid lig
2. adduct (invert, supinate, varus) -- ant. talofib lig

3

Thompson's
aka simmond's

prone with knee flexed
squeeze calf (+ lack of plantar flexion)
achilles rupture

4

Morton's
aka squeeze test

supine
squeeze metatarsals (+ pain indicates mortans neuroma)