I. Indications

  1. Evaluation for Patellofemoral Syndrome

II. Technique

  1. Patient lies supine on table
  2. Examiner pushes Patella distally in trochlear groove
  3. Patient tightens quadriceps against Patella resistance

III. Interpretation: Positive Test suggests PFS

  1. Pain or crepitation with Patella movement
  2. Normal Patella movement in trochlear groove is smooth

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