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Ankle Examination Special Tests

Details

Space: 
inside
Grades: 
11th
12th
Key Terms: 
Calcaneofibular Ligament
Laxity
Patient Positioning
Anterior talofibular ligament
Structural Integrity
Positive Result
Anterior tibiofibular ligament

Lesson Overview

Teacher Overview:

1. Students will be able to identify structures assessed for Anterior Drawer Test, Medial Talar Tilt Test and Squeeze Test for Sydesmotic Seperation

2. Students will know the patient positioning and clinicial action performed to assess ligamentous structural integrity of the ankle joint.

3. Students will be able to utilize critical thinking to make sense of problems and persevere in solving them as evidenced by formulating responses to reflective questions

4. Students will be able to identify responsible actions of team members to complete assigned tasks in a timely and effective manner

Lesson Phases

Anterior Drawer Test

What would a positive (+) test look like?

Medial Talar Tilt

What would a positive (+) test look like?

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