- Thompson Test is used to Identify the presence of a complete Achilles rupture.
- Patient is prone , feet over the edge of the table, legs relaxed
- Squeeze the affected gastrocnemius and soleus muscles
- POSITIVE TEST: Absence of plantarflexion when the muscles are squeezed
- Sensitivity: 96-100 %
- Specificity: 93-100 %
- Campbel's Operative Orthopaedics 13th Book