Cross-Body Adduction

 Cross-Body Adduction

What is Cross-Body Adduction?

  • Cross-Body Adduction test is used to test for AC Joint pathology.


How it's Performed?

  • Make the patient forward elevates the arm to 90 degrees and actively adducts the arm across the body.

What does a positive Cross-Body Adduction mean?

  • The test is positive when there is pain in the AC joint.

Sensitivity & Specificity

  • Sensitivity: 77-100 %
  • Specificity:  79 %.



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