Knee Bounce Test


Knee Bounce Test, Bounce Home Test

  • Indications
  1. Evaluation for Knee Meniscus Injury
  • Technique
  1. Patient lies supine with legs extended
  2. Examiner holds ankle slightly elevated over table
  3. Examiner holds knee slightly flexed with other hand
  4. Examiner releases hold on knee
    1. Allows knee to fall passively into extension
  5. Images
    1. orthoKneeBounceTest.jpg
  • Interpretation
  • Positive Test suggests meniscal tear
  1. Knee Pain when knee falls into extension