Bicep Femoris Special Test

Hamstring Strength Test

To do:

The client should be prone with knees flexed around 70 degrees. The therapist will stabilize the affected pelvis and posterior tibia on affected side.

For assessment of the lateral hamstrings, the therapist will lightly externally rotated the client’s femur and place their knee in 70 degree flexion against gravity. The client will hold this position while the therapist attempts to extend the knee. 

Positive sign:

Pain in the lateral hamstrings

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: