Gerber Test is used for Subcoracoid Impingement (between the rotator cuff and the coracoid process).
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What is Gerber Test?
- Gerber Test is used for subcoracoid impingement (between the rotator cuff and the coracoid process).
How it's Performed?
- It is performed in a manner similar to the Hawkins-Kennedy impingement test.
- The arm is forward flexed 90 degrees and adducted 10 to 20 degrees across the body to bring the lesser tuberosity into contact with the coracoid.
What does a positive Gerber Test mean?
- Pain with the maneuver indicates subcoracoid impingement.
- Campbel's Operative Orthopaedics 13th Book
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