Moving Valgus Stress Test

 Moving Valgus Stress Test

What is Moving Valgus Stress Test?

  • Moving Valgus Stress Test Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury (Valgus Instability)

How it's Performed?

  • Place elbow in same position as the “milking maneuver” and apply a valgus stress while the elbow is ranged through the full arc of flexion and extension

What does a positive Moving Valgus Stress Test mean?

  • Positive when there is apprehension, instability, or pain at the MCL origin between 70 and 120 degrees

Sensitivity & Specificity

  • Sensitivity: 100 %
  • Specificity: 75 % 

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