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Spec. Tests shoulder

Yergason's test Tests for integrity of transverse ligament May also identify bicipital tendonitis
Speed's test (biceps straight arm) Identifies bicipital tendonitis or tensonitis
Neer's impingement test For impingement of soft tissue structures of shoulder complex (long head of biceps and supraspinatus tendon)
Supraspinatus (empty can) test Identifies tear and/or impingement of supraspinatus tendon or possible suprascapular nerve neruopathy
Drop arm test Identifies tear and/or full rupture of rotator cuff
Posterior internal impingement test Identifies an impingement between rotator cuff and greater tuberosity or posterior glenoid and labrum
Clunk test Identifies a glenoid labrum tear
Anterior apprehension sign Identifies past history of anterior shoulder dislocation
Posterior apprehension sigh Identifies past history of posterior shoulder dislocation
Acromioclavicular (AC) shear test Identifies dysfunction of AC joint (such as arthritis, separation)
Adson's test Identifies pathology of structures that pass through thoratic inlet
Costoclavicular syndrome (military brace) test Identifies pathology of structures that pass through thoratic inlet
Upper limb tension tests Evaluation of peripheral nerve compression
Created by: Jodycooley



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