Maximum pronation / eversion test

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Maximum pronation test:
Determines if the foot is functioning maximally pronated at the subtalar joint or not.

Technique:
• Patient stands in relaxed angle and base of gait
• Patient is instructed to keep knees straight and elevate the lateral side of the forefoot off the ground by pronating the foot and internally rotating the leg
• Examiner can assist by grasping leg just above the ankle and internally rotating the leg, attempting to pronate the foot further at the STJ

Biomechanical Differences Between Maximum Pronation Test and Coleman Block TestIn a clinical test described 40 years...

Posted by Kevin A. Kirby, DPM on Saturday, July 15, 2017

cf Coleman block test

 
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