Edmund M. Kosmahl, PT, EdD

 GONIOMETRY WEB SITE


KNEE EXTENSION

 knee extension goniometry picture

Test Position

  • Subject prone
  • Stabilize femur
  • Extend Knee

Normal Range

  • minus 2.0o + or - 3.0o (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)

Goniometer Alignment

  • Axis lateral epicondyle of femur
  • Stationary arm aligned with greater trochanter
  • Moving arm aligned with lateral malleolus

Normal End Feel

 

  • Capsular

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