Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Orthopedic Tests

Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, & Shoulder orthopedic tests

QuestionAnswer
Rust's Sign Severe muscular strain, ligmentous instability, posterior disc defect, upper cervical fracture, dislocation
Valsalva Sign SOL in cervical canal/foramen
Foraminal Compression Test Local: Foraminal encroachment w/ nerve root compresion Radicular: Foraminal encroachment w/ nerve root compression
Flexion Compression Test Inc. Radicular: Disc problem Dec. Local: apophyseal capsulitis
Extension Compression Test Dec. Radicular: Disc problem Inc. Radicular: Foraminal encroachment Inc. Local: apophyseal capsulitis
Jackson's Compression Test Local: Foraminal encroachment w/ nerve root compresion Radicular: Foraminal encroachment w/ nerve root compression
Cervical Distraction Test Inc. Local: Muscular spasm, strain, sprain, apophyseal capsulitis Dec. Radicular: Disc problem, foraminal encroachment
Shoulder Depression Test Inc Local same side: Muscle spasm/strain/sprain, adhesion, ligament injury Inc. Opposite side: Disc defect, foraminal encroachment, Inc Radicular: TOS, neurovascular bundle compression Inc.
Brudzinski's (Lindner's) Test Meningitis -nerve root involvement
Soto Hall Inc. Local: Ligament, Muscular, Osseous, cervical cord problem +Radicular: Disc problem
Hallpike's Test +Dizziness, Vertigo, Faintness, Blurry vision, Nystagmus, Nausea
Adam's Position +Dec. angle: Functional Scoliosis +No change: Anatomical/structural scoliosis
Schepelman's Test +Same side: Intercostal neuritis +Opposite side: Pleuritis or intercostal sprain
Chest Expansion Test +<2in or <1in: Ankylosing spondylitis
Sternal Compression Test Rib Fracture
Beevor's Sign +Cephalad movement: Lower muscular weakness T10-T12 +Caudad movement: Upper muscular weakness T7-T10
Minor's Sign Sciatica (Sciatic radiculopathy)
Bechterew's Test +Compression of sciatic nerve, lumbar nerve roots, or disc protrusion
Slump Test Disc problem
Kemp's Test Local pain: apophyseal capsulitis Radicular same side: lateral disc protrusion Radicular opposite side: medial disc protrusion
Turyn's Test +Gluteal region pain: Sciatic radiculopathy
Well Leg Raise Inc. radicular pain: Medial disc protrusion Dec. radicular pain: Lateral disc protrusion
Lasegue's Test +Dec. pain w/ knee flexion: sciatic radiculopathy
Straight Leg Raise +0-35: SI joint, Piriformis syndrome +35-70: Disc defect +70-90: Lumbar joint problem +dull posterior thigh pain: tight hamstrings
Kernig's Sign +Inc. pain with leg straightening: Meningitis, Sciatic radiculopathy
Bragard's Test +0-35: SI joint, Piriformis syndrome +35-70: Disc defect +70-90: Lumbar joint problem +dull posterior thigh pain: tight hamstrings
Bonnet's Test +Radicular pain, paresthesia
Milgram's Test +Low back pain: SOL
Hoover's Sign +no posterior pressure on unaffected leg: malingering
Burn's Bench Test +Unable to perform test b/c LBP complaints: malingering
Prone Lumbar Hyperextension Test +Pain: Lumbar sprain/strain
Subacromial Push BUtton Sign +Pain: Subacromial bursitis
Dawbarn's Test +Pain: Bursitis Abduction decreases pain:subacromial bursitis
Dugas Test +Inability to tough the shoulder, pain: anterior instability/dislocation of humeral head
Apley's Scratch Test +Pain: rotator cuff tendinitis
Drop Arm (Codman's) Test +Not able to lower arm slowly or arm drops suddenly: rotator cuff tear
Neer Impingement Sign +Pain: supraspinatus, biceps tendinitis (overuse)
Empty Can Test +Pain over greater tubercle of humerus: tear or tenditis of supraspinatus +deltoid pain: strained deltoid +Weakness: suprascapular neuropathy
Speed's Test +bicipital groove pain: bicipital tendinitis
Lippman's Test +Pain: Bicipital tendinitis, ruptured transverse humeral ligament
Yergason's Test +Local pain: bicipital tendinitis +Displacement of bicipital tendon: ruptured transverse humeral ligament
Anterior Apprehension Test +Local Pain:
Posterior Apprehension Test +Local Pain:
Wright's Hyperabduction test +Dec. pulse: TOS (pec minor compression of axillary artery)
Adson's Test +Dec. pulse: TOS (scalenus anterior compression of subclavian artery) +Presthesia/Radiculopthy of UE: Compression of brachial plexus
Reverse Adson's Test +Dec Pulse: TOS Scalenus Medius compression of subclavian artery
Eden's (Costoclavicular) Test +Dec. Pulse: TOS (hypertonic subclavius muscle, dislocation of medical clavicle, fracture of 1st rib/clavicle
Roo's Test (EAST) +Arm weakness, discoloration: TOS
Created by: phdinh33
Popular Sports Medicine sets

 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards