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  1. #1
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    Apr 2007
    Long Island/New York

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    How many points will you capture for a grind test, negative Lachman, pivot and psoterior drawer? I understand the Lachman + pivot are for the ACL and posterior draw is for the PCL. Would it be 1 bullet each for each test? 2 bullets - 1 for ACL and 1 for PCL? I find the 97 Guidelines a little confusing at first as I am not sure how many bullets you can capture? Thanks.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Lubbock, TX


    I don't see a lot of orthopaedics, but if I understand what I read here: http://www.jfponline.com/pages.asp?aid=1099&UID=

    I'd give 2 bullets for each knee examined, for lower extremity range of motion and stability examinations.

    • Assessment of range of motion with notation of any pain (eg, straight leg raising),
    crepitation or contracture
    • Assessment of stability with notation of any dislocation (luxation), subluxation or laxity

  3. #3
    Join Date
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    Long Island/New York


    thank you..

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