Neer Test

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 Neer Test

What is Neer Test?

Neer Test (or subacromial injection test) is an injection procedure used to test for Impingement Syndrome of the rotator cuff of the shoulder.

How it’s Performed?

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Neer Test (Subacromial injection test)

What does a positive Neer Test mean?

The pain caused by other conditions (with the exception perhaps of calcific tendinitis) is not relieved.


Subacromial Injection

Posterior Approach

The same starting point has been used for both glenohumeral injection and subacromial injection.

Anterior Approach

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Anterior Approach for Subacromial Injections


  1. Campbel’s Operative Orthopaedics 13th Book
  2. Emergency Room Orthopaedic Procedures, An Illustrative Guide for the House Officer book
  3. Clinical Tests for the Musculoskeletal System, Third Edition book.
  4. Mark Dutton, Pt . Dutton’s Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, And Intervention, 3rd Edition Book.
  5. Millers Review of Orthopaedics, 7th Edition Book.
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