Fibularis Brevis Special Tests

Fibularis Brevis Strength Test

To do:

With the client seated, the therapist should have them bring their foot into eversion.

The therapist then tries to bring the client’s foot into inversion as the client resists this force

Positive sign:

The client is unable to resist the therapist’s force

Fibularis Brevis Length Test

To do:

The therapist brings client’s foot into inversion and dorsiflexion

Positive sign:

Limited range of motion or a stretch is felt along the muscle


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