Mill’s Test is used for Lateral Epicondylitis in the elbow, also known as “Tennis Elbow”.
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What is Mill’s Test?
- Mill’s Test is used for Lateral Epicondylitis in the elbow, also known as “Tennis Elbow”.
How it's Performed?
- Patient is seated.
- The clinician palpates the patient’s lateral epicondyle with one hand, while pronating the patient’s forearm, fully flexing the wrist, the elbow extended.
What does a positive Mill’s Test mean?
- A reproduction of pain in the area of the insertion at the lateral epicondyle indicates a positive Mill’s test.
Sensitivity & Specificity
- Sensitivity: 53 %
- Specificity: 100 %
LATERAL EPICONDYLOSIS (TENNIS ELBOW)
- This is the most common tendinopathy, with pain arising from the origin of extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) at the lateral epicondyle.
- While tennis players may be susceptible, most cases occur in those without a history of racquet use.
- Sudden traumatic onset is suggestive of an acute tendon rupture that often requires surgical repair.
The Chair Push-up Test
The Chair Push-up Test To assess for radial collateral ligament insufficiency of the elbow.
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