Payr’s test is an orthopaedic knee examination for testing medial meniscus injuries.
- Patient seated with feet and ankles crossed
- Examiner applies a downward pressure on the knee and observes the patient for signs of pain or discomfort.
Positive Payr’s Test
Medial knee joint line pain: Medial meniscus posterior horn tear
Downward force applied to crossed legs in this patient position increases medial knee compression and may aggravate a damage or inflamed medial meniscus