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NMS Orthos

Apprehension Test Pain in anterior shoulder or instability compared to good side indicates previous dislocation of shoulder
Posterior Dislocation Apprehension Test positive indicates a previously posterior dislocated shoulder or instability
Relocation Test Seated decrease in pain indicates a dislocated shoulder. pain same = some other damage in shoulder
Relocation Supine decrease in pain = previously dislocated shoulder. no change = pain from other damage in shoulder
Sulcus Sign dimpling of tissue shows instability from injury or trauma if unilateral
Load and Shift grinding, popping, pain indicates damage to shoulder and ligamentous or labrum tear
Dugas Test inabilty to put hand on opposite shoulder indicates dislocated shoulder
Apley's Scratch pain indicates rotator cuff tear; usually supraspinatus tendon
Subacromial Bursa Test pain continues = rotator cuff tear pain subsides = bursitis
Push-Button Sign pain indicates bursitis
Drop Arm Test pain indicates tear to rotator cuff
Empty Can Test pain and weakness indicate tear of rotator cuff; supraspinatus
Lift Off Sign pain or weakness indicates damage to supscapularis
Yergason's pain indicates bicipital tendonitis
Clunk Test clunking or popping indicates labral tear
Crank Test popping or grinding indicates labral tear
O'Brien Sign deep pain in shoulder with internal rotation is possiblity of labrum tear. external rotation decreases pain = labrum; increases pain superficial = damaged AC joint
Hawkins-Kennedy Test impingement of supraspinatus tendon
Neer's indicates impingement syndrome
Impingement relief test relieves pain = impingement syndrome
Created by: bkrout19