One Legged Hyperextension


One Legged Hyperextension, Stork Standing Test, One Leg Standing Lumbar Extension Test

  • Indications
  1. Low Back Examination
  2. Sacroiliac Joint Examination
  • Technique
  1. Patient stands on one foot facing wall
  2. Other foot placed against the wall for support
  3. Patient hyperextends backwards
  • Interpretation
  1. Positive test
    1. Sacroiliac joint region pain increased on hyperextension
  2. Causes of positive test
    1. Spondylolysis
    2. Spondylolisthesis
    3. Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction