|Alternative patient position
- Position the patient in supine.
- Stand to the side of the patient at the level of his or her knee.
- Hold the knee that is being examined in about 25-30 degrees of flexion or support the knee with a bolster.
- Complete the examination procedure as described on the previous page.
Special instructions and comments
- Do not stand directly in front of the knee with this procedure in order to avoid being struck by the patient’s foot.