Simmonds-Thompson Test for evaluating achilles tendon rupture. Also known as the Simmonds Test (F.A. Simmonds) or Thompson Test (T. Campbell Thompson)
Franklin Adin 'Sam' Simmonds (1910–1983) British orthopaedic surgeon. Simmonds-Thompson Test for Achilles tendon rupture with TC Thompson (1902-1986)
T. Campbell Thompson (1902 – 1986) American Orthopedic Surgeon. Simmonds-Thompson Test for Achilles tendon rupture with Sam Simmonds (1910–1983)
Presentation A 23 year old man presents with presumed Achilles rupture. It’s an odd age to rupture one’s Achilles tendon and he hasn’t been on fluoroquinolones so you take a look. He described a few weeks of heel pain –…
A 45 year old man falls off his son's skateboard. He describes a sudden pain in the back of his calf and now has some swelling and clinically you suspect Achilles tendon rupture.