Hold directly over the joint line with your upper hand and introduce internal and external rotation with varied degrees of flexion with the other.
Tips: Most useful in cases of meniscal dysfunction where there is often a limitation of full flexion and rotation combined, at one specific point in the range of movement. Extra considerations: In many cases of meniscal dysfunction it is useful to break fixation in flexion before trying to re-establish full extension. full extension.
31.10 • Traction prone Fix the femur into the table. Lift the leg, from above the ankle, with the other hand while introducing different ranges of flexion and rotation. This can be applied to the near or far leg. It has the advantage over supine methods in that it can be performed in flexion and can be made into a circumduction movement at the hip to be more rhythmic.
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