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Pes Anserinus
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A tight fascia at the medial knee Provides support and stability to the insertion of 3 tendons: From lateral to medial (closest to patella to furthest away) and insert medial to the tibial tuberosity are Sartorius Gracilis Semitendinosus
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Tensor fasciae latae Stretch
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Stretch is the same as the position for TFL tightness test (obertest) The position for self- stretch is standing R side to the wall, forearm on the wall, feet 12 inches from the wall with the tight R lower extremity crossed behind the L lower extremity and leaning hip into the wall
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Hold pelvis, push down knee - if PT doing it - Test is sidelying, bend knee, hyperextend hip and drop knee behind the body to the plinth. If knee does not reach plinth, the test is positive
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Thomas Position
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Stretch for rectus femoris – Start patient in supine and have him hug both knees to the chest and hold Lower the R leg over the edge of the plinth Keep your R hand posterior and superior to L knee
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