4 Risk Assessment Tests for Knee Recovery

Ryan August, PT, DPT, MTC, CMP • 2/21/2017 • Be the First to Comment

What determines pass or fail on hop tests and star excursion tests?

In this short video, international speaker Ryan August, PT, DPT, MTC, CMP, demonstrates four risk assessment tests to use with your recovering knee patients. You'll see how to do the following tests correctly, and what it looks like when your patient fails the test:

  • Single hop test
  • Triple hop test
  • Crossover hop test
  • Star excursion balance test
The results of these tests can help ensure your patients' safety in rehab, and help you tailor your treatment plan to each patient's ability.





Topic: Physical Therapy

Tags: Knee Injuries | Knee Recovery | Knee Rehabilitation

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