I. Indications

II. Advantages in evaluation of ankle stability

  1. Most sensitive test
  2. Least painful test

III. Technique

  1. Patient positions foot in slight plantar flexion
  2. Brace anterior shin with left hand
  3. Pull heel anteriorly with right hand
  4. Positive test findings
    1. Laxity and poor endpoint on forward translation

IV. Interpretation of positive test: Grade 2-3 Ankle Sprain

  1. Anterior Talofibular ligament rupture
  2. Possible Calcaneofibular ligament rupture
    1. Tested with Talar Tilt Test

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