This is a clinical test for possible damage to the meniscus.

The patient lies on their tummy with the knee bent to 90 degrees. The examiner supports the thigh using his one hand or his own knee, while at the same time grasping the foot and pressing the downwards, while at the same time rotating the lower limb outwards. If the patient experiences pain it is suggestive of meniscal damage.

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