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

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