Godfrey test

Godfrey test

(god′frē″)
A test to identify a tear of the posterior cruciate ligament. With the patient lying supine and the hips and knees flexed to 90°, the examiner lifts both of the patient's lower legs and holds them parallel to the table. The relative position of the lower legs is then observed. Inferior displacement (a downward sagging) of the involved knee can indicate a tear of the posterior cruciate ligament.