- Patient standing
- Examiner instructs patient to bend one knee and attempt to touch heel to buttock, maneuver is repeated on the opposite side
Positive Standing Heel-to-Buttock
Pain, inability to perform maneuver, audible “clicking” or crepitus: Knee joint pathology, arthritis, meniscal lesion, ligamentous strain, internal derangement
Patients with quadriceps contracture or enlarged hamstrings may show decreased knee range of movement.