- Perform before and after you warm up
- This assessment requires a partner
Dr. Sean mentions “the kneeling test”. He’s referring to the Kneeling Butt to Heel Test.
Range of Motion Standards
- Heel to butt
- No pain or pinching
- Hips don’t shift
- Pelvis doesn’t lift off ground
Pain in the back of the knee is a potentially dangerous finding. Avoid painful ranges of motion and go see a local doctor.
You should also contact an Active Life Doctor so we can provide additional guidance.
Frequently Asked Questions
Question: Why test before and after warming up?
Answer: If range of motion improves as you warm up there is a good chance we can permanently improve range of motion with 1 on 1 Coaching.
If range of motion stays the same or gets worse when you warm up you need to speak with an Active Life Doctor.
Question: I feel pain during the assessment. Should I hammer through a few hundred air squats to see if it gets better?
Answer: Let me hit you with a “no”. Contact us with the red support button or click here to connect with one of our doctors.
Question: My knees hurt but I passed this test. What should I do?
Answer: Great question.
2. It’s possible you have a strength balance issue but we need more info to be sure. Contact us with the red support button or click here to connect with one of our doctors.