Anterior Drawer Test (Ankle)

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Anterior Drawer Test (Ankle)

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Used to test the strength of the anterior talofibular ligament​

Performed by holding the patient’s foot behind the heel (calcaneus) and with the other hand applying a posterior force through the tibia​

Test is considered to be positive if pain is reproduced or foot moves anterior

Always compare both sides by testing the non-injured ankle first.

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