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Assessments for MS

Special Procedures for Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System

Neer Test Shoulder rotator cuff impingement or tear
Hawkins Test Shoulder rotator cuff impingement or tear
Katz Hand Diagram Median nerve integrity
Thumb abduction Test Median nerve integrity
Tinel sign Medial nerve integrity
Phalen Test Medial nerve integrity
Straight Leg Raising L4, L5, S1 nerve root irritation
Bragard Stretch Test L4, L5, S1 nerve root irritation
Femoral Stretch Test L1, L2, L3, L4 nerve root irritation
Ballottement Effusion or excess fluid in the knee
Bulge Sign Excess fluid in the knee
McMurray Test Torn meniscus in knee
Anterior and Posterior Drawer Test Anterior and posterior cruciate ligament integrity
Varus/Valgus Stress Test Mediolateral collateral ligament instabiity in the knee
Lachman Test Anterior cruciate ligament integrity
Apley Test Torn Meniscus in knee
Thomas Test Flexion contracture of hip
Trendelenburg Sign Weak hip abductor muscles
Created by: tmerz