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Abs and Lumbar ST

Implications and positive tests for Abdomen and lumbar spine

Straight Leg Raising Test Postive Test: Pain Implications: lesion in the hamstring, spinal cord, lumbrosacral and sacroiliac region
Brudzinki's sigN/ Lidner's Sign Positive Test: Pain when flexing the neck Implication: stretching of the dura matter of spinal cord and/or lesion with in the spinal cord
Bragard's Test Positive Test: Pain with ankle dorsiflexed Implication: lesion in the hamstring, lumbrosacral or sacroiliac joints
Unilateral Straight Leg Raise Postive test: pain on oppisite side Implications a space occupying lesion (herniated disc)
Modified Straight Leg Raise Positive Test: pain in back or back of leg Implications: lesion in hamstring, spinal cord, lumbrosacral or sacroiliac region
Bilateral Stright Leg Raise Positive Test: Pain Implications: pain before 70 degrees=lesion in SI joint. Paint after 70 degrees= lesion in Lumbar spine
Prone Knee Bending Test Positive Test: unilateral pain in lumbar area, buttock or posterior thigh Implications: L3 or L3 nerve root lesion
Brudzinki-Kernig Test Positive Test: Flexes knee and if pain disappearsit is positive. Implications: Nerve root involvement or dural irritation
Femoral Nerve Traction Test Positive Test: pain radiates down anterior thigh Implications: stretching of the femoral nerve
Bowstring Test Positive Test: pain/symptoms Implcations: pressure on sciatic nerve
Sitting Root Test Positive Test: Pain Implication: Pressure on Sciatic nerve
Babinski Test Positive Test: splaying of the toes Implications: upper motor neuron lesion
Oppenheim Test Positive Test: splaying of the toes Implications: Upper motor neuron lesion
Glueteal Skyline Test Positive Test: shows a contraction Implications: damage to inferior gluteal nerve or pressure on L5, S1 or S2 nerve roots
Yeoman's Test Positive Test: Pain in Lumbar spine during both parts Implications; Lumbar joint dysfunction
Milgram's Test Positive Test; symptoms are reproduced in affected limb Implications: Lumbar Joint dysfunction
One Leg Standing Lumbar Extension Positive Test: Pain in back Implication: just extention= spondylolisthesis ROT with EXT= Facet joint Pathology
Segmental Instability Test Positive test: pain in resting position only Implication: Lumbar Segmental instability
Hoover Test Positive Test: if lifted leg is weaker, pressure under normal heel increases. Implications: no increase in pressure, not really trying
Gaenslen's Test Positive test: EXT of Lumbar spine, pain in SI region Implications:SI joint dysfunction
Prone Gapping Test Positive Test: pain and increased laxity Implication: sprain of POST Sacroiliac ligament
Sacroiliac Joint Compression and Distraction Positive Test: pain arising from SI joint Implication: C: sprain of ANT sacroiliac ligament. D: sprain of POST sacroiliac ligament
Sacral Apex pressure Test Positive test: pain and or increased movement Impliations: sacroiliac joint problem
Laguere's Sign Positive Test: pain in SI joint implications: SI joint dysfunction or lesion
Gillet's Test Positive test: SI joint on sid eknee is flexed moves minimally or up. Implications: SI joint is hypomobile or blocked.
Created by: mmorgan14



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