Procedure:

  1. Patient prone with knee flexed 30°
  2. Examiner stabilizes posterior distal thigh (ensure the hamstring muscles are relaxed)
  3. Examiner then proceeds to apply an upward pressure on the proximal tibia.

Reverse Lachman's Test - orthopaedic knee test

reverse lachman test orthopaedic knee exam

Interpretation:

Positive Reverse Lachman’s Test

Pain or increase translation: Posterior cruciate ligament strain or rupture.